Asian Para Games 2018: Ekta Bhyan won gold

Ekta Bhyan and Manish Narwal added to India’s gold tally in the 2018 Asian Para Games on Tuesday. Bhyan won the gold by topping the women’s club throw event while Narwal clinched the yellow metal in 10m Air Pistol event creating a new Asian Para Games record in the process.

Bhyan produced her best throw in her fourth attempt, 16.02m, winning the F32/51 event ahead of UAE’s Alkaabi Thekra, who threw 15.75m. The F32/51 class features athletes with significant impairment in hand function.

Ghangas finished third in the men’s shot put F11, which covers vision impairment, and Gunasekaran in men’s 200m T44/62/64 class, which deals with impairment in foot, ankle and/or lower leg but the athletes compete without prothesis.

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