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‘You make us proud’: Deepa Malik’s historic Paralympics medal hailed all over India

Deepa Malik created history on Monday by becoming the first India woman win a Paralympics medal when she bagged a silver in the shotput F-53 event at the Rio de Janeiro Paralympic Games, with a personal best throw of 4.61 metres.

After her historic feat, India came together to shower praise on the wheelchair-bound athlete, from Prime Minister Narendra Modi to sporting icons Sachin Tendulkar and Abhinav Bindra.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


Published Date: Sep 13, 2016 13:50 PM | Updated Date: Sep 13, 2016 14:30 PM

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