World Para Athletics Championships 2017 Day 3 Highlights: No medal for India on second consecutive days

17 July 2017, 01:14 PM

On day three at World Para Athletics Championships 2017, there were three Indian men competing in three different events but like day 2, they could not win a medal for the country.

In the first event which was Men's Discus Throw F42 final, Jaideep represented India and he came very close to medal when he finished fourth with 37.53m.

Bulgaria's Dechko Ovcharov.Luxembourg's Tom Habscheid took home the silver medal with a personal best mark of 46.83m, while there was a clear winner at the end in the form of Aled Davies, who smashed the Championship record to finish at 51.54m.

Pardeep was representing India at the F44 Men's Discus Throw and finished ninth in the end, in a total field of ten.

Rampal Chahar was a contender in the men's high jump T47 but was short of the mark as he finished sixth.

Day 4 will feature six Indians in three different events - Men's Club Throw F51 Final (Amit Kumar and Dharambir), Men's 400m T44 final (Vinay Kumar Lal and Anandan Gunasekaran) and Men's Triple Jump T47 (Ram Pal Chahar and Amit Kumar). 

First Published: Monday, July 17, 2017 12:59 PM
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