India’s Paralympics campaign has gotten off to a flying start with Mariappan Thangavelu and Varun Singh Bhati bringing home medals in high jump T-42. Here are 5 events in which India can still win a medal at the 2016 Summer Paralympics.
1) Suyash Jadhav- swimming
Suyash Jadhav is an Indian Para swimmer competing in the S7 Category. He is the only Indian Para swimmer to have achieved the ‘A’ qualifying mark for the 2016 Paralympics.
Jadhav qualified for three events in the Paralympics. He was unable to advance to the finals of the men’s 50 m freestyle. He is set to compete in Men’s 50m Butterfly and Men’s 200m Individual Medely on 12th and 13th September respectively.