Bengaluru para swimmer wins 4 gold medals in international event
Niranjan Mukundan, a para swimmer from Bengaluru, has won eight medals, including three golds, at the recently-held International Wheelchair and Amputee Sports World Games in Prague, Czech Republic.
He won gold medals in the 200 metre freestyle, 50 metre butterfly and 50 metre breaststroke.
Niranjan is being supported by the GoSports Foundation, which has a program for para champions.
Niranjan, who is born with a medical condition called Spina Bifida and clubbed feet, also delivered the athletes' oath on behalf of 35 competing countries. In last year's event, he set a record for highest number of individual medals, getting 10 medals in all the events that he participated in.
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