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India's Rio Paralympians - Rinku

September 7, 2016

Rinku is a 17-year-old javelin thrower from India who will be participating in the Rio Paralympics 2016.

Rinku lost his left arm in an accident when he was a young boy.

He was introduced to the sport of javelin throwing by Arjuna Award winner paralympian Amit Saroha.

Rinku is from Haryana and trains at the Sports Authority of India in Sonipat.

He got the top marks at the 2016 Athletics Grand Prix in Switzerland and is a surprise entry given his young age.



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