On day 4 of the Asian Para Games in Indonesia, Archer Harvinder Singh smashed gold and took India’s gold medal tally up to 7, not only this, Harvinder’s gold marks India’s best ever medal haul at the games. This golden feather also is the first ever in archery at the Asian Para Games.
The 27-year-old edge past China’s Zhao Lixue 6-0 in the final to win the gold medal for India. Also on Wednesday, Monu Ghangas claimed silver in the men’s discus throw F11 category, while Mohammed Yasser fetched a bronze in the men’s shot put F46 category.
India’s other medals came on day 4 from chess where Kanickai Irudayaraj won silver in individual standard P1 event while std. P1 & std. VI-B2/B3 teams secured bronze medals.
As of now, India’s medal tally in Indonesia stands at 7 gold, 13 silver and 17 bronze medals. China continues to rule the roost with 99 gold, 45 silver and 39 bronze, followed by South Korea (33 gold, 31 silver and 25 bronze).