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Who is the Indian javelin thrower won the silver medal at the World Para Athletics Grand Prix in Morocco (September 2022)?
Nishad Kumar
Devendra Jhajaria
Mariyappan Thangavelu
Sundar Singh Gurjar

Correct Answer : Option (B) - Devendra Jhajaria

Indian javelin thrower, Devendra Jhajharia has clinched a silver medal in the World Para Athletics Grand Prix, in Morocco. Paralympics gold medalist Devendra threw the javelin to a distance of 60.97 meters to capture the silver.

* Devendra is a three-time Paralympics medalist. While 2020 Tokyo Paralympics silver medallist Nishad Kumar won the gold medal in the men’s T47 high jump, javelin throwers Ajeet Singh and Devendra Jhajharia bagged gold and silver respectively in F46 category.
* India has so far won 3 gold medals, two silver, and a bronze in the World Para Athletics Grand Prix in Morocco. Other medalists for India include Neeraj Yadav (F55/56 discus- Gold), Anil Kumar (T54 100m- Silver), and Ranjeet Bhati (F57 javelin- Bronze)..

Source : Theprint

Published On : September 21, 2022
Category : Sports