Amit Kumar Saroha wins gold for India at World Para Athletics Grand Prix
India’s Amit Kumar Saroha has swept top honours at the World Para Athletics Grand Prix in Tunisia. Saroha won the the gold medal in the men’s club throw F51 event.
Saroha, who uses a wheelchair, and is a world silver medallist, produced the season’s best performance of 29.42m to clinch the gold.
In the men's shot put F57 Kuniya Puyil Sujith threw 11.47m with teammate Bhagat Singh (11.19m) in second place. They are the only para athletes to go beyond the 11-metre mark.
Amit tweeted at the end of his winning show:
Many thanks @saimedia for all the support and motivating words. Always proud to represent my beloved country India. Much gratitude - Amit Saroha