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Devendra Jhajharia


Devendra Jhajharia, Venkatesh Prasad named in National Sports Awards selection committee

September 08, 2021 12:00 pm

The highest honour is the Khel Ratna award, which was rechristened from Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna to Dhyan Chand Khel Ratna this year, followed by the Arjuna award.

Javelin para-thrower Devendra Jhajharia's silver is as bright as any gold

August 31, 2021 9:03 am

Devendra Jhajharia's gold in 2004 had marked a turning point for Indian para sport. His silver now shines even brighter.

PM Modi dials Tokyo Paralympics medal winners, lauds their passion and dedication

August 30, 2021 11:00 am

The Prime Minister congratulated Avani Lekhara, Sundar Singh Gurjar, Yogesh Kathuniya and Devendra Jhajharia for their performance at Tokyo Paralympics.

Raining medals: Devendra Jhajharia, Sunder Singh Gurjar win silver and bronze in javelin throw F46

August 30, 2021 2:48 pm

The 40-year-old Jhajharia, already India's greatest Paralympian after winning gold medals in the 2004 and 2016 Games, pulled off a new personal best throw of 64.35m for the silver.

12-member Indian contingent, including Jhajharia, departs for Tokyo Paralympics

August 25, 2021 1:34 pm

"Neeraj's gold medal has put the spotlight on javelin throwers and being the senior most of the lot, I can say this with assurance that after Tokyo Paralympics, javelin (throw) will be the second most popular game in this country after cricket," Jhajharia said.

Javelin thrower Devendra Jhajharia rewrites world record for Tokyo Paralympic berth

July 01, 2021 2:56 pm

The 40-year-old, who has won two gold medals in the men's F-46 category at the Paralympics, sent the spear to a distance of 65.71m during the trial on Wednesday.