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Another Medal For India As Shot-putter Deepa Malik Wins Silver In Rio Paralympics

Published on 12 September, 2016 at 10:17 pm By

Para Athlete Deepa Malik on September 12 created history by becoming the first Indian woman to win a medal at the Paralympics. She won silver in the shotput F-53 event.

Deepa’s 4.61m throw in Paralympics not only put her in history books but also secured for India its third medal in the ongoing Rio Paralympic Games.


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Gold medal in the shotput F-53 event was won by Fatema Nedham of Bahrain who’s best throw was of 4.76m, while Bronze went to Dimitra Korokida of Greece with a throw of 4.28m.

With this win, Deepa secured cash award of Rs 4 crore under Haryana Sports Scheme and is expected to receive more awards in the coming days.

 


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Deepa is paraplegic and is paralysed from the waist down. Wife of an Army officer, she lost her ability to walk 17 years ago due to a spinal tumor.

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