September 01, 2021 8:04 am
Mariyappan Thangavelu is a Padma Shri and Khel Ratna awardee and suffered permanent disability in his right leg after it was crushed under a bus when he was only five years old.
August 31, 2021 8:08 pm
After clearing 1.86m, Mariyappan and Sam Grewe twice struggled to clear 1.88m height but the American finally bagged gold medal by soaring over the mark in the final attempt while the Indian could not and settled for silver.
September 01, 2021 1:55 pm
Thangavelu Mariyappan and Sharad Kumar win silver and bronze respectively in Tokyo Paralympics high jump T42 event.
August 24, 2021 12:55 pm
Mariyappan, a gold-medallist from Rio Olympics, has been quarantined along with five other Indians. Discus thrower Vinod Kumar is also among those withdrawn from the ceremony because of the same reason.