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Rio Paralympics 2016: Thangavelu Wins Gold,Varun Bhati Clinches Bronze for India in Men’s High Jump

Rio Paralympics india clinches bronze and gold

At Rio, Indian Flag has glorified in the air with proud as the country has scored its first Gold model in the Rio Paralympics event.Mariyappan Thangavelu has succeeded in the bagging a Gold medal in men’s high jump competitions held in Rio Paralympics event.

Not only that, but he also made a history by becoming the first Indian high-jumper to achieve this fleet in this category.Indian has also bagged a Bronze medal in the same high jump T-42 event. Varun Singh Bhati has achieved this honor for India. In Rio Olympics India could bag only one medal in all the categories, it has participated.

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P V Sindhu has bagged a Silver medal for India in Badminton competitions.Thangavelu completed his jump with a leap of 1.89 meters to top the spot followed by USA’s Sam Grewe in the second place. He was awarded the silver medal. On the other hand, Bhatia has finished in the third spot by jumping a leap of 1.86 meters. This is also is career best.

Another nominee from India in this category has finished at sixth position bagging nothing. Sharad Kumar occupied the sixth position in the category. There were a few expectations initially with Sharad. But he failed to cope with them.

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Indian Sports Ministry, before the start of events, has announced some of the prize amounts if they win medals for India. As per the announcement, Sports Ministry on behalf of Central Government will award a prize money of Rs. 75 lakhs for Gold medal winners, Rs.50 lakhs for Silver medal winners and Rs.30 lakhs for Bronze medal winners.

As per the declaration of Govt. of India, Mariyappan Thangavelu will receive an amount of Rs.75 lakhs and Varun Singh Bhati will receive an amount of Rs.30 lakhs as their reward money.

Rio Day 10 Highlights: K. Srikanth and PV Sindhu Keep Medal Hope Alive For India

Rio Day 10 Highlights

Rio Day 10 Highlights: Simone Biles who is known for winning a gold medal in gymnastic events has shocked by ending at bronze. She had a slip on the balance beam. However, Laurie Hernandez of the same nation USA took silver for Women’s balance beam (gymnastics).

Charlotte Dujardin’s of Great Britain won gold in a cycling event. She became second British women to win three gold’s.

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As of today, United States is leading in the medals tally with 75 medals in total. Great Britain follows the US with 41 medals.

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India is yet to open its medals account due to the poor performances and hairline misses from the athletes. However, still keeping up the hopes alive is badminton seeded players Kidambi Srikanth and PV Sindhu.

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Both the players entered the quarter-finals on Monday. Ninth-seeded Sindhu won in straight sets 21-13, 21-15 against Chinese Taipei’s Tai Tzu-Ying. She will be facing Wang Yihan of China who is second seeded in the next game.

K Srikanth defeated the world no 5 Jan Jorgensen of Denmark making his entry into quarter-finals. The 11th seeded player will be facing China’s Lin Dan, two-times Olympic champion in quarters.

Indias boxing hope Vikas ended his Rio journey after losing against Uzbekistan pugilist Bektemir Melikuziev 0-3.

Michael Phelps Wins His 21st Olympic Gold Medal

Lalita Babar disappointed as she finished 10th in women’s 3000 m steeplechase.

Indian Athletes sprinter Srabani Nanda and triple jumper Renjith Maheshwary failed to proceed further from initial rounds.

Ravinder Khatri Indian wrestler was defeated by Viktor Lorincz of Hungary. Lorincz performed in a much better way than his Indian counterpart.

Michael Phelps: Wins 22nd Gold Medal in 200m Mens Individual Medley

Michael Phelps

Michael Phelps, the American Olympian swimmer of all time won 22nd Gold Medal in 200m Men’s Individual Medley (1:54:66) which held yesterday. Phelps won four gold medals in Rio Olympics 2016 for 200m butterfly stroke (1:53:36), 4*100m freestyle (3:09:92) and 4*200m freestyle (7:00:66).

Phelps made himself a mark in Rio Olympics which made him first American male swimmer and the second American swimmer overall after Dara Torres to qualify for a fifth Olympics.

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Michael Phelps Journey in Rio de Janeiro

Yesterday, Phelps won a 22nd gold medal in 200 m Individual Medley which is his fourth consecutive medal in the event. He surpasses the previous record held by Dawn Fraser and Krisztina Egerzegi and became the first swimmer in the same individual event for four times. Phelps broke a 2168-year-old Olympic Record with 13 individual gold medals.

On August 9, Phelps won his 21st gold medal in 4*200 m freestyle relay with Conor Dwyer, Townley Haas. This is also the 4th consecutive gold medal, a record in swimming. He played his second event on August 9, the 200m butterfly stroke; he became the first swimmer to make five medals in the same event.

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Finally, his first event which held on 7 August, the 4*100 m freestyle relay, his first success in Rio Olympics 2016

The American Male Swimmer all-time records for Olympics gold medals (22), in Olympic gold medal Individual events (13), Olympic medals in individual events (15).