Devendra Jhajharia has become the first Indian to win two Paralympic gold medals

Devendra Jhajharia had broken his own world record in Men’s Javelin throw F46 Event and it is second Rio Paralympics. He is the First to win two gold medals at Rio Paralympic by breaking his Record in Javelin Thrown of 63.47 Metres and currently he ranked third in World. Now, India have 4 medals at Rio Games - two golds, one silver and a bronze.




He Born in Rajasthan, this Para-athlete won gold medal in Javelin thrown, 2004 at Athens Games with a record throw of 62.15m.

World No 1. Guo Chunliang who is from china took silver medal with best javelin thrown of 59.93 metres

Herath Mudiyanselage, from srilanka took Bronze  medal with best thrown of 58.23m.


He completed the event along with iother Indians Rinku Hooda and Sundar Singh Gurjar.
Rinku completed his 5th javelin thrown of 54.39 metres in 6 attempts,
Sundar Singh Gurjar did’t starts the event.
Devendra Jhajharia is 36 years old with an amputated left hand

Awards:
·         Arjuna Awards in 2004
·         Padma Shri in 2012
·         And he is going to first Paralympian to receive the honour





HIGHLIGHTS
·         1st India to win two gold medals at Paralympics
·         He broken his Own record and it World Record


When he was 8 years old his left hand was amputated. But he didn’t stop chasing his dreams. He won gold medal in International Paralympic Committee's (IPC) Athletics World Championships in Lyon in 2013. Before 12 years he participated in Paralympics. In F46 event in 2008 and 2012 didn’t feature

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