Para Athletics Championship 2017: India's Sharad Kumar wins silver in high jump, Varun Bhati clinches bronze

Sharad cleared a personal best height of 1.84m to win the silver while Bhati — a Rio Paralympics medallist, leaped 1.77m to earn a podium finish.

PTI July 23, 2017 15:23:09 IST
Para Athletics Championship 2017: India's Sharad Kumar wins silver in high jump, Varun Bhati clinches bronze

London: India's Sharad Kumar and Varun Bhati won silver and bronze respectively in the High Jump event at the World Para Athletics Championship.

Para Athletics Championship 2017 Indias Sharad Kumar wins silver in high jump Varun Bhati clinches bronze

Image of Sharad Kumar and Varun Bhati. Twitter/@apn_10

Sharad and Bhati participated in the T-42 category of men's high jump event.

Sharad cleared a personal best height of 1.84m to win the silver while Bhati — a Rio Paralympics medallist, leaped 1.77m to earn a podium finish.

The gold medal was won by United States' Sam Grewe, who leaped a height 1.86m.

India now have five medals with a gold, two silver and two bronze medals. India are currently 29th in the medal standings.

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