India’s Sharad Kumar and Varun Bhati won silver and bronze respectively in the High Jump event at the World Para Athletics Championship. Sharad and Bhati participated in the T-42 category of men’s high jump event.
Sharad cleared a personal best height of 1.84m to win the silver while Bhati — a Rio Paralympics medallist leaped 1.77m to earn a podium finish.
The gold medal was won by United States’ Sam Grewe, who leapt a height 1.86m.
India now have five medals with a gold, two silver and two bronze medals. India are currently 29th in the medal standings.