High jumper Praveen Kumar (18) became the youngest athletics medalist in the ongoing Tokyo Paralympics today.
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Shooter Avani Lekhara became the first Indian woman to win a Paralympic gold medal as she topped the podium in the women's 10m Air Rifle Standing (SH1) event at the Tokyo Paralympics on Monday.
The 23-year-old talent produced an incredible performance in the men's javelin throw final to challenge the rest of the competitors. Such was Neeraj Chopra dominated in the final that two of his throws were good enough to win the gold.
Belarusian Sport Solidarity Foundation, a group that supports athletes jailed or sidelined for their political views, said on Monday the medal was being auctioned at Tsimanouskaya's request in support of Belarusian athletes "who suffered from the actions of Lukashenko's regime."
Overnight leader by four strokes, American Korda carded a two-under 69 to lead by three from Ashok (68) on a 15-under total of 198
The British team, made up of Laura Kenny and Katie Archibald, dominated their rivals to become Olympic champions, with Denmark 43 points back on 35 and ROC winning bronze with 26 points
While Ravi Dahiya was trailing 2-4 after the first period in the gold medal bout. Uguev then increased his lead to 7-2 but the Indian wrestler didn't give in and came howling back to win two points and reduce the deficit to three points.
The most successful hockey nation in Olympics history with eight men's titles, India's last medal came at the 1980 Moscow Games when they topped the podium.
Korda's 13-under total of 129 left her four ahead of Danish duo Nanna Koerstz Madsen (64) and Emily Kristine Pedersen (63), and India's surprise package Aditi Ashok (66)