Tokyo: India's Manish Narwal won the gold, while compatriot Singhraj Adana clinched the silver medal in the mixed 50m pistol SH1 event at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, here on Saturday. Sergey Malyshev of the Russian Paralympic Committee bagged the bronze medal in the same category.
Glory from the Tokyo #Paralympics continues. Great accomplishment by the young and stupendously talented Manish Narwal. His winning the Gold Medal is a special moment for Indian sports. Congratulations to him. Best wishes for the coming times. #Praise4Para. pic.twitter.com/gGHUXnetWA— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) September 4, 2021
A 19 yr old who cannot raise his right hand today raised the flag of 136 Crore people 🇮🇳. Please Rise 🙏🏼 …my gratitude and respect #ManishNarwal @IndiaSports @ParalympicIndia @Media_SAI #Gold #ParalympicsTokyo2020 #Paralympics pic.twitter.com/OY7UkvscCx— Joydeep Karmakar OLY (@Joydeep709) September 4, 2021
India dominates!#ManishNarwal & #SinghrajAdana's power-packed performances win the #Gold & #Silver medals respectively in the Mixed 50m Pistol #ParaShooting event at the #Paralympics.— Congress (@INCIndia) September 4, 2021
A billion Indian hearts are filled with joy to hear the National Anthem echo at #Tokyo2020. pic.twitter.com/IcGnU8yOXy
Narwal scored 218.2 in the final, which is a new Paralympic record, to win the yellow metal, while Adhana bagged the silver with a score of 216.7. Malyshev scored 196.8 for the bronze.
What a wonderful moment to see two Indians winning both the Gold as well as Silver. #Gold for 19 yr old Manish Narwal #Silver for Singhraj Adhana .— Virender Sehwag (@virendersehwag) September 4, 2021
Make that 15 medals. Brilliant display from Team India at #Paralympics pic.twitter.com/HnH1ey79Bs
Our dream run at the #Paralympics continues!— Sachin Tendulkar (@sachin_rt) September 4, 2021
Kudos to Manish Narwal on winning 🥇and @AdhanaSinghraj bagging 🥈 in the Men's 50m Pistol event.
Wishing our para athletes even more success and recognition in the future. pic.twitter.com/lH64zq5DK1
It must be mentioned that Adana had progressed to the medal round in fourth place with a total of 536 while Narwal had shot 533 to qualify at seventh at the Asaka Shooting Range.