Indian athletes shine in Marrakech Para Athletics Grand Prix with 19 medals

Marrakech (Morocco), Sep 19 (IANS) Paralympic Games silver medallist high jumper Nishad Kumar set another Asian record while Neeraj Yadav set another Public Record en route to gold in the Marrakech Para Sports Terrific Prix in Morocco.

On the last day, Neeraj won the gold award in the plate toss F55/56 class as India finished the renowned meet with 19 decorations – – eight gold, eight silver and three bronze awards. Nishad won silve and set the new standard simultaneously.

Ajeet Kumar won gold in the lance toss F46 classification while countryman and double cross Paralympic gold medallist Devendra Jhajaria won silver.

Ramsinghbhai Govindbhai won gold in lengthy leap T42 as did Vinay Kumar Lal in men’s 400m T20/35/36/44 as did Deepthi Jeevanji in ladies’ 400m T-13/20/37.

Runner Shiek Abdul Kadhar won the 100m T46 race while Neeraj Yadav additionally beat the Disk Toss F56.

Hokato Sema won silver in shotput F57 while Ajit Kumar Panchal won silver in the Plate F52 classification. Anil Kumar (100m T54), Shailesh Kumar (Long Leap T42) and Mohd Yasser (Shot put F42/43/44/46) additionally won silver decorations.

Ranjeet Bhati (Spear F57), Fathima Khatoon (Plate F56) and Shailesh Kumar (High Leap T42/47).

Almost 120 olympic style sports award occasions were led at the Terrific Arena de Marrakech with a lot of neighborhood stars to watch. This was the initial time throughout the entire existence of para-sports, Morocco facilitated a World Para Games Fabulous Prix.