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World Para Athletics News : Sharad Kumar, Mariyappan qualify for Tokyo Paralympics

India’s top ranked para high-jumpers Sharad Kumar and Mariyappan Thangavelu sealed two more quota berths for 2020 Paralympics with a silver and a bronze medal winning performance on the penultimate day of the World Para-Athletics Championships. Earlier on the second last day of the tournament, Lal Vinay Kumar, the Asian Para Games bronze-medallist, bettered his fourth place finish in 2017 edition of the tournament as he took the bronze in men’s 400m T44 event with a time of 55.49 seconds . Courtesy his third place finish, Vinay also booked a Tokyo 2020 spot.


  • Released : 16-Nov-2019


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