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Paralympics silver medallist Girisha gets Rs 10 lakh for win

The Paralympic Committee of India (PIC) Wednesday announced that London Paralympic Games silver medallist Girisha Hosanagara Nagarajegowda will be given a cash prize of Rs.10 lakh.

 Paralympics silver medallist Girisha gets Rs 10 lakh for win

Reuters

Girisha won the medal in the men's high jump F42 event clearing 1.74 metres Monday.

The paralympian, who belongs to Karnataka, has an impairment in his left leg.

We have a slideshow of Girisha's performance at the Paralympics. Click here to view.

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Updated Date: Sep 05, 2012 18:04:26 IST