Gold for archer Harvinder at Asian Para Games

Jakarta, October 10 (PTI) Archer Harvinder Singh recorded men's recurring gold, while track and field athletes added silver and bronze to the Indian account at the Asian Parasite Games here on Wednesday.

Monu Ghangas claimed the silver in the men's F11 category, while Mohammed Yasser won a bronze in the men's F46 category.

Harvinder defeated Chinese Zhao Lixue 6-0 in the W2 / ST category final to obtain top honors and take India's gold count to seven.

The W2 disability category covers athletes with paraplegia, diplegia, or double leg amputation below the knee, who require a wheelchair. The ST category is for archers with limited disabilities and who can aim without having to use a wheelchair.

In track and field events, Ghangas claimed his silver with a pitch of 35.89 m, an effort he achieved in his third race.

Finished behind the Iranian Olad Mahdi, who created a new Asia and games record record of 42.37m.

Category F11 deals with visual impairment.

In the shot put, Yasser's 14.22m shot got him the bronze behind Mansurbayev Ravil of Kazakhstan (14.66m).

The gold in this event was for the Chinese Wei Enlong, who set a new record in the Games with an effort of 15.67m.

The disability category of F46 covers upper limb deficiency, damaged muscle power or range of motion

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