Nishad Kumar clinched a silver medal with an Asian record to win India’s second medal at the Tokyo Olympics on Sunday.
The 21-year-old is the world No 3 in this category and finished with a best jump of 2.06m, matching his personal best and Asian record.
He bagged India’s first medal in athletics at the 2022 Paralympics.
Nishad had won a gold medal in the men’s high jump T46/47 event at the Fazza World Para Athletics Grand Prix in Dubai earlier this year. He began competing in para athletics in 2009.
Here are some top reactions to his medal.
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