Friday, January 21, 2022

Tokyo Paralympics: Nishad Kumar wins silver medal in Men’s High Jump T47 event

In Tokyo Paralympics, India’s Nishad Kumar has won silver medal with a best effort of 2.06 meter in Men’s High Jump T47 event. Nishad Kumar also created a new Asian Record with the effort. Ram Pal finished 5th with a personal best mark of 1.94m. 

President and Vice President have congratulated Nishad Kumar for winning the silver medal in men’s high jump at Tokyo Paralympics. In a tweet, President Ram Nath Kovind said that Nishad Kumar has proved his excellence on the global stage and brought glory to India.

Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu said, India is proud of Nishad Kumar’s glorious accomplishment. He wished, Mr Kumar for his bright future ahead.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to Nishad Kumar and congratulated him on winning the Silver medal in Men’s High Jump T47 event at Tokyo Paralympics. The athlete thanked Mr Modi and also appreciated the continuous encouragement, the Prime Minister gives to para-athletes.

Earlier in a tweet, Prime Minister Modi said, Nishad Kumar is a remarkable athlete with outstanding skills and tenacity.

Youth Affairs and Sports Minister Anurag Thakur has also congratulated Nishad Kumar for winning silver medal.



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