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Updated : 5 months ago IST
Tokyo [Japan], August 26 (ANI): Consisting some of India's top medal hopefuls for the Paralympics, India's athletics team has sent a strong contingent of 24 para-athletes to Tokyo this year. The list includes the Rio -- Paralympics Gold medallist Thangavelu Mariyappan, who won the precious m
Updated : 6 months ago IST
Tokyo [Japan], August 2 (ANI): Qatar's Mutaz Barshim and Italy's Gianmarco Tamberi on Sunday shared a rare Olympic athletics gold in the high jump here at Olympic Stadium. Barshim became Qatar's first Olympic track and field champion. He alongside Tamberi registered a best clearance of 2.37
Updated : 7 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], July 2 (ANI): Mariyappan Thangavelu, the 2016 Rio Gold Medalist in the men’s high jump, has been selected as the captain of the Indian contingent for the Tokyo Paralympics 2020, set to be held from August 24 to September 5.
Updated : 1 year, 4 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], October 1 (ANI): Varun Singh Bhati was diagnosed with polio at a young age, but that did not deter the high jumper from attaining great heights in the sporting universe. The 25-year-old speaks about how he overcame his disability and went on to become a Paralympic bronze m
Updated : 1 year, 12 months ago IST
Quai Antoine [Monaco], Jan 31 (ANI): Dalilah Muhammad's world 400m hurdles record of 52.16 and Yaroslava Mahuchikh's world U20 high jump records of 2.02m and 2.04m, all set at the World Athletics Championships Doha 2019, have now been ratified, along with Joshua Cheptegei's world 10km record
Updated : 2 years, 4 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], Sept 11 (ANI): Ahead of the IAAF World Championships in Doha from September 27, high jumper Tejaswin Shankar has conveyed his inability to compete in the tournament to Athletics Federation of India (AFI) on Tuesday.
Updated : 2 years, 5 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], Aug 15 (ANI): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that India cannot wait long for "incremental progress" and there is a need for a "high jump" to accelerate development.
Updated : 4 years, 5 months ago IST
New Delhi [India], Sept. 10 (ANI): President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday congratulated Mariyappan Thangavelu on becoming the first Indian high jumper to win a Gold Medal at the Rio Paralympic Games-2016.
Rio de Janeiro [Brazil], Sept.10 (ANI): Mariyappan Thangavelu scripted history at the ongoing Rio Paralympics, becoming the first Indian para-athlete to bag a gold medal in the men's high jump-T42 finals on day two of the prestigious tournament at the Olympic Stadium.