Ajit Singh won gold medal in Para Athletics Championship in Paris

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Indian athlete Ajit Singh won the gold medal in the final of men's javelin throw F46 at the Para Athletics Championships in Paris.

An Overview of the News

  • Ajit Singh topped the event with a throw of 65.41.

  • He broke the previous championship record of 61.89 held by Chunliang Guo of China.

  • Rinku, another Indian athlete, won the silver medal with a best throw of 65.38.

  • Sri Lanka's Dinesh Priyanta Herath and Rinku finished joint second in the event.

  • Sundar Singh Gujjar, representing India, finished fourth with a throw of 61.81.

About World Para Athletics Championships

  • Prior to 2017 it was known as the IPC Athletics World Championships, is held every two years and focuses on Paralympic athletics.

  • These championships are organised by World Para Athletics, a subcommittee of the International Paralympic Committee (IPC).

  • Competition includes a variety of athletics events specifically designed for athletes with physical and intellectual disabilities.

  • The IPC Athletics World Championships were held for the first time in 1994 in Berlin, Germany.

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