Have you missed the news of the Tokyo Paralympics? You need to know today that Praveen Kumar wins silver in the Tokyo Paralympics. In the high jump of men, he received it. For this time, it is one of the biggest news that can amaze you.
You will be surprised to know that he is only 18 years old and clinched the silver for India. This made the Indians so proud. In the T64 event, he jumped 2.07 meters. The height is too huge to cover. There were a total of 11 ongoing games, and he collected silver in men’s high jump.
WATCH | India’s Praveen Kumar Wins Silver In Men’s High Jump T64 Final
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Before him is Jonathan Broom-Edwards from Great Britain, who jumped 2.10 meters and took the gold. There is a very sharp difference between them. But our Parveen is nothing less than Jonathan Broom-Edwards. This is great for India. After years Parveen took the silver for the country. Already there are many people who have tweeted him congratulation for his great achievement.
His eligibility for the T44 had arrived with some deficiency. Because of his short leg and muscle strength. The impairment affects his legs and also on the hips. At a point, it is good news for all the Indians, but at this moment, his condition is also making the people sad. But it is sure he will be back on the ground again. For this time, it is great news that he did something good for the country.
Maciej Lepiato got the bronze from Poland. He managed to jump upto 2.4 meters. They all are talented people as they have gaps in their jump. Internationally we get the winners. But for Parveen Kumar, the Indians are feeling more proud. People are saying things like, in the next few days, he will definitely bring gold for India.