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Mariyappan Thangavelu


Mariyappan Thangavelu leaps to silver but says 'rain & poor ground conditions' spoiled his golden take-off

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.

I could not give my best due to rain: Mariayappan Thangavelu after winning silver

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.

India soars after Mariyappan, Kumar leap

September 01, 2021 1:55 pm

Thangavelu Mariyappan and Sharad Kumar win silver and bronze respectively in Tokyo Paralympics high jump T42 event.

Mariyappan withdrawn as India's Paralympic flag-bearer after coming in contact of COVID positive person

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 Discus thrower Vinod Kumar is also among those withdrawn from the ceremony because of the same reason.