Tokyo Paralympics: Eighth Medal for India, Singhraj Adhana won Bronze in 10m Air Pistol

Today is the seventh day at the Tokyo Paralympic Games. On the previous day, India had won 5 medals including 2 gold and today's day started off well.
Tokyo Paralympics: Eighth Medal for India, Singhraj Adhana won Bronze in 10m Air Pistol
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Today is the seventh day at the Tokyo Paralympic Games. On the previous day, India had won 5 medals including 2 gold and today's day started off well. 39-year-old Singhraj Adhana won the bronze medal for India in the final of the 10m Air Pistol SH1. Adhana finished third with a score of 216.8. China's Yang Chao managed to win the gold with 237.9 points, while China's Hong Jing got the silver medal.

However, Manish disappointed everyone in the elimination round and was eliminated with 135.8 points. 18-year-old Manish Narwal had topped the qualification but could not recover from a slow start in the final and finished 7th.

India's medal tally in the Tokyo Paralympic Games now stands at 8. In which 2 Gold, 4 Silver and 2 Bronze are included.

Rubina Francis disappointed in the final

At the start of the seventh day, Rubina Francis made it to the final in the women's 10m air pistol SH1. Rubina played brilliantly in the qualification round and finished 7th with 560 points to reach the finals of P2 Women's 10m Air Pistol SH1.

Rubina was expected to do well in the women's 10m air pistol final but she was disappointed in the final. In the first elimination round of the final, Rubina finished sixth with a score of 110.5. After this, the score of the second round was 128.5 and they had to be satisfied with seventh place.

Image Credit: ANI news
Image Credit: ANI news

Rakesh Kumar lost in the quarter-final

Rakesh Kumar made his way to the quarterfinals after a 140-137 win over #SVK's Marianne Marek in the Men's Individual Compound Open 1/8 elimination. But in the quarterfinals, Ai Xinliang of China defeated Rakesh 143-145 in a close match.

Simran could not qualify in the final

Simran Sharma finished fifth in the women's 100m T-13 race. She missed out on qualifying for the final with a fifth-place finish. He covered this distance in 12.69 seconds.

Bhavina and Sonal lost in women's doubles

India's poor performance was also seen in Class 4 and 5 team events of Tokyo Paralympic Table Tennis. The pair of Bhavina Patel and Sonalben Patel were defeated in straight sets by Zhou Ying and Zhang Bian of China. The Chinese pair defeated the Indian team 11-2, 11-4, 11-2.

Disappointed in the shot put

India's Bhagyashree Jadhav was also disappointed in the women's shot put competition. Bhagyashree finished 7th in the final of F34 with a personal best of 7.00.

Keep an eye on them

Everyone will have high hopes from Mariyappan Thangavelu, who won gold at the Rio Paralympic Games in Tokyo Paralympics today. Mariyappan Thangavelu will challenge in T63 of the High Jump.

History made on Monday

India won a total of 5 medals on Monday, more than it has ever won in any one Paralympics. So far, India has won 8 medals in the Tokyo Paralympic Games. It has become India's most successful Paralympics ever. Earlier, India had won 4 medals each in the 2016 Rio Paralympics and 1984 Paralympics.

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