Will use the silver for disabled Indian women says, Deepa Malik
Indian shot putter on Monday became the woman Paralympics medalist when she receives the silver with the best throw of 4.61m in the F53 final event at 2016 Rio Paralympics. She said that she will use the medal to support Indian women who are physically disabled.
She is proud for being the oldest athlete in the team and wins that medal at Rio Paralympics. Deepa also added that this journey has been wonderful for her and also for her family.
Fatema Needham from Bahrain won gold with 4.76m while Dimitra Korokida from Greece bagged the bronze with an attempt of 4.28m. Deepa has thus confirmed the third medal for India at Paralympics games.
Mariyappan Thangavelu had won gold in men’s high jump on Friday with fellow Indian Varun Bhati who won bronze in the same event. Hopes for more medals to add up to the list of the Indian contingent.
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