Nishad Kumar Bags Gold Medal In Asian Para Games

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Published: October 23,2023 12:50 PM
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India's Nishad Kumar bagged a gold medal while setting a new Asian Games record in the Men's High Jump T47

October 23, 2023: India's Nishad Kumar bagged a gold medal while setting a new Asian Games record in the Men's High Jump T47 in the ongoing 4th Asian Para Games 2022 at Hangzhou on Monday.



Nishad jumped higher than the rest of his competitors and took the gold medal with a leap of 2.02m. China's Hongjie Chen settled for silver with an attempt of 1.94m. India's Ram Pal also claimed silver, registering 1.94m in his fifth attempt.



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Meanwhile, Indian para-athlete Monu Ghangas secured a bronze medal finish in the Men's Shot Put-F-11 Final. Monu secured a podium finish with his season-best throw of 12.33m which came in his fourth attempt. Iran's Amirhossein claimed the gold medal with his season-best throw of 13.92m. While his national compatriot Mahdi Olad finished marginally behind him with a throw of 13.30m.



Balaji Rajendran who was also in the mix fell short of a podium finish ever after producing his personal best throw of 11.56m.