Nishad Kumar won silver medal in Para Athletics World Championships in Paris

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Nishad-Kumar-won-silver-medal-in-Para-AthleticsIndian athlete Nishad Kumar won the silver medal in the men's high jump event at the 2023 Para-Athletics World Championships in Paris.

An Overview of the News

  • Nishad achieved this medal in the High Jump T47 event. With this win, Nishad has become the second athlete to win a medal in this event.

  • The 2023 World Para Athletics Championships determine qualification for the 2024 Paralympic Games in Paris.

  • The top four athletes in each individual medal event at the 2023 Championships secure their places at the 2024 Paralympic Games.

About World Para Athletics Championships

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

  • These championships are organized 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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