Another Gold for India. This time Sumit Antil wins Gold creates a world record in the javelin throw F64 event.
Breaks his own WR with his second 68.08m attempt!
Sumit Antil wins gold with a World Record throw of 68.55m for India.
His dream was a wrestler turned javelin thrower aiming for a gold medal.
On Monday, India ends the day with 2 Gold, 2 Silver and 1 Bronze.
Avani Lekhara Gold, Yogesh Kathuniya Silver, Devendra Jhajharia Silver and Sundar Singh Gurjar Bronze already won medals for India.
Another Indian athlete Sandeep Chaudhary finished fourth in the competition with a personal best of 62.20m.
PM Narendra Modi congratulates Sumit Antil on Twitter.
PM Modi tweet” Our athletes continue to shine at the #Paralympics! The nation is proud of Sumit Antil’s record-breaking performance in the Paralympics. Congratulations Sumit for winning the prestigious Gold medal. Wishing you all the best for the future.