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Medal Rush : Shooters Manish Narwal Bag Gold And Silver Medals Respectively, PM Modi Tweets Congratulations

Pics courtesy: Screengrab via Paralympics YouTube

India’s fine showing at the Paralympic games continued with ace shooter Manish Narwal clinching India’s third gold at the ongoing Paralympics while compatriot Singhraj Adana bagged the silver in the P4 Mixed 50m Pistol SH1 event, in Tokyo.

The 19-year-old Narwal fired a total score of 218.2, a Paralympic record, to claim the yellow metal while Adana, who won bronze in the P1 men’s 10m air pistol SH1 event on Tuesday, added a silver to his kitty with an effort of 216.7.

Earlier in the qualifying round, Adana progressed to the medal round in fourth place with a total of 536 while Narwal shot 533 to qualify at seventh at the Asaka Shooting Range.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi tweeted his congratulations to the two star performers

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