Celebrations have been in full swing on the Sawai Man Singh Stadium in Jaipur on Sunday as shuttler Krishna Nagar (22) clinched one other Paralympic gold medal for India by defeating Hong Kong’s Chu Man Kai within the males’s singles SH6 class last in Tokyo.
The SH-6 class is for gamers whose top doesn’t enhance with age. The peak of 22-year-old Nagar is 4.5 toes.
Nagar has turn into the primary ever gold medalist within the SH-6 class for India within the historical past of Paralympics. His gold was India’s nineteenth and Rajasthan’s fourth, which included two golds. On August 30, Avani Lakhera additionally gained the capturing gold on the Tokyo Video games.
Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot tweeted, “Excellent news from Tokyo Paralympics that Krishna Nagar, a Para-Badminton participant from Jaipur, Rajasthan, has gained Gold in Males’s Para-Badminton SH6 occasion. A splendid achievement for which we’re very proud. Congratulations on the stellar success.”
The state authorities has already appointed Krishna because the Extra Conservator of Forests (ACF).
Krishna’s father, Sunil Nagar, a physiotherapist, mentioned, “I haven’t got phrases to elucidate my emotions. He lived as much as our expectations and gained the gold medal. He’s a devoted and trustworthy participant. Even earlier than this he has gained medals for the nation in Asian Para Video games and many others.
Krishna’s father mentioned that he was a talented participant in his youthful days; Krishna’s elder sister was into archery whereas her youthful brother used to play soccer.
His coach Yaduvendra Singh mentioned, “I couldn’t have anticipated a greater reward than the one which Krishna has given on Academics Day. He has made everybody proud. Seeing his dedication and dedication, I used to be certain of his victory. He practiced 6 hours a day. ,
Singh mentioned that Krishna had gained a bronze medal within the Asian Para Video games in 2018; One other bronze on the World Para-Badminton Championships; a silver-doubles on the World Para-Badminton Championships; a gold in Thailand Para-Badminton Worldwide; And one other gold in Dubai Para-Badminton.
Manoj Dasot, Vice President, Rajasthan Badminton Affiliation mentioned, “Couldn’t have anticipated a greater reward than this. He has been the quantity two participant on this planet and in the present day he has begged for a gold medal to proceed his efficiency. We have now been seeing him from the start; He’s a devoted and trustworthy participant.”
On August 30, Rajasthan’s shooter Avani Lekhara (19) grew to become the primary Indian girl to win a gold medal within the Paralympics, whereas Devendra Jhajharia (40) gained a silver within the javelin throw and a bronze medalist Sunder Singh Gurjar in the identical occasion.