On National Sports Day Indian athletes won 3 medals at Tokyo Paralympics.Bhavina Patel settled for silver medal in table tennis.Nishad Kumar won second silver for India in men’s long jump with best effort of 2.06m creating an Asian record.Vinod Kumar won bronze with a throw of 19.91m in men’s discuss throw.
Former Olympic medallist Indian weightlifter Karnam Malleshwari confessed that Mirabai Chanu’s silver at Tokyo Olympics is like Oxygen for the sport.Malleshwari hopes more youngsters will take up the sport as a career.
Indian golfer Aditi Ashok carded 5 under 64 to move upto seventh after the second round of Skafto Open.
Sania Mirza and McHale lost in women’s doubles final at Cleveland Championships in USA on Saturday.Indo-American pair lost to top seeds Shuko and Ena 5-7,3-6.
Rohit Chamoli won gold medal in men’s 48kg at Asian Junior Boxing Championships in Dubai on Sunday.
By Shailesh Padhye