Paralympic

PM meets Rio Paralympians, says they have made country proud

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Prime Minister Narendra Modi today met the participants and medal winners of Rio Paralympics 2016 in Delhi applauding them for making the country proud with their achievements.

The 19-member Indian contingent had returned home from the Paralympics with two gold, one silver and one bronze.

Mariyappan Thangavelu (men’s T42 high jump) and Devendra Jhajharia (men’s F46 javelin throw) had won gold in their respective events while Deepa Malik (women’s F53 shot put) and Varun Singh Bhati (men’s T42 high jump) had bagged a silver and bronze respectively.

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