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Dream come true for Deepa Malik as she clinches Silver medal at the Rio Paralympic 2016 in Shot put

Deepa Malik clinches Silver medal at the Rio Paralympic 2016

Rio Paralympic 2016 games are fruitful for Indian athletes till now. They have bagged 2 gold medals, 1 Silver Medal and 1 bronze medal for the country. The silver medal is bagged by a women athlete, Deepa Malik in Women’s Shot put-F53 on 12th September.

Deepa Malik’s throw of 4.61m from her six attempts placed her in second spot. Bahrain’s Fatema Nedham stood in the first spot as her throw measured 4.76m distance. Third spot was occupied by Greece women Dimitra Korokida with a throw of 4.28m.

Paralympic Committee of India has announced 19 athlete competitor names to participate in the Rio Paralympic 2016 games. Out of 19 athletes, 16 are Men and 3 are Women participants. India is participating in 5 sports held at Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro starting from 7th to 18th September 2016. Power lifting, Swimming, Shooting, Archery and Athletics are the categories in which India is participating.

Rio Paralympics 2016: List of Indian Athletes

Deepa Malik has become the first women paralympian to clinch a medal in Paralympics. Deepa is a Paralysed women from waist to legs. She is a paraplegic since 17 years. She also holds the record to become the first women to participate as a biker, swimmer, rally driver and now the Paralympian medalist. She also the first paraplegia women to participate in one of the world’s highest and most difficult motor rallies in the Himalayas.

Deepa dedicated her medal to her husband, Children, skill Trainer and India. She also hoped that the medal winning will be inspirational to may disabled or handicapped persons first. After returning to India, she expressed her view that the Medal will motivate many women in the country to achieve what they dream of.

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

Hope that Deepa’s win will inspire many in the country to achieve something in their life without caring about the odds. Her life story is definitely the inspiring one. She underwent Spinal tumor operation and 31 surgeries. But she never restricted herself due to her disability. Sports Authority of India (SAI) has earlier announced a prize money for the winners of medals. Central Government of India will award the cash prize of Rs.75 lakhs for gold medalists, Rs.30 lakhs for silver medalists and Rs.10 lakhs for bronze medalists.

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.

Rio Paralympics 2016: List of Indian Athletes

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.

PV Sindhu Becomes First Indian Daughter to bag Olympic Silver Medal

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.

PV Sindhu Becomes First Indian Daughter to bag Olympic Silver Medal

PV Sindhu becomes first Indian Daughter to bag Olympic Silver medal

The day was different when all the news items focused only on the prestigious and most awaited Women’s Gold Medal Match, with all hopes laying on P.V Sindhu the ace shuttler of India.

Media persons gathered at her home to collect the response from her parents, about her historic entry into finals. And the time came where billions of Indians stuck to the television watching the match and cheering.

PV Sindhu fought in the final match till the last set point against her opponent Carolina Marine from Spain. After winning the first set, Sindhu saw a dominant opponent which made her lose the game 21-19, 12-21, 15-21 to Marine. However, the 21-year-old Telugu girl fought like a true champion to secure Silver medal for her country.

PV Sindhu Becomes First Indian to Enter Badminton Finals in Olympics: Assures a Silver Medal

The post match gestures by Sindhu won billions of hearts in the indoor stadium and the viewers in front of the TV. Carolina sobbed after her win and dropped her racquet. Then the Sindhu congratulated Carolina for her success with a hug and went back picked up Marines Racquet and kept it in the winners bag. This gesture lauded Sindhu’s win more than the gold.

PV Sindhu bags Silver Medal at Rio Olympics
PV Sindhu (India), Carolina Marine (Spain), Nozomi Okuhara (Japan)

Indian Coach P.Gopichand was facing Double pressure than the player with a Racquet. All his efforts and dreams to get gold for the country were on his shoulders. His support for the young women throughout the game was appreciated by the Indian landscape.

Carolina too became the first Women to bag Gold for her country in Badminton singles. The top-seeded broke into tears during the medal ceremony where Spains National Anthem was played. Carolina dominated her play and proved that she is worth Gold medal.

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

After Sindhu’s historic win Government of Telangana has announced a price amount of 1 Cr. The other rewards she is likely to get are 50 lakh cash price from Madhya Pradesh government, a BMW from Hyderabad District Badminton Association, cash price from All India Football Federation. She may be signing as Brand Ambassador for a top Jewellery shop and some real estate firms.