Vinod Kumar, who bagged India’s third medal on the Tokyo Paralympics, secured a bronze within the males’s discus throw final in F52 class on Sunday. Nevertheless, as per most up-to-date trends, his medal has been set apart apart on retain by the tournament organisers following narrate over his incapacity classification. A resolution in this regard can be delivered by Monday.
Vinod’s classification in F52, which is for athletes with impaired muscle energy, restricted fluctuate of motion, limb deficiency or leg length distinction, used to be performed on August 22 by the organisers. It used to be now not certain on what grounds the classification has been challenged.
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An legit issue from the Video games organisers used to be shared in this regard, which acknowledged: “Outcomes of this tournament are currently under evaluate as a consequence of classification issue in rivals. The Victory Ceremony has been postponed to the evening session of 30th August.”
India’s Chef de Mission Gursharan Singh informed PTI that Vinod’s medal stands for now. “There used to be a narrate from one nation or can be greater than one, we scheme now not know because it will’t be published, that there’s perchance concerns on the classification performed on Vinod before the launch of Paralympics,” he acknowledged.
“Vinod’s result, that’s his bronze, gentle stands and a resolution is unlikely to plan advantage on the present time because it is entirely gradual now. Or now not it is anticipated the following day,” he added.
Vinod, 42, who serves the Indian national navy, hurled the discuss to memoir his most efficient strive at 19.91m, which also saw him assemble a peculiar Asian memoir. He done third within the good thing about Piotr Kosewicz (20.02m) of Poland and Velimir Sandor (19.98m) of Croatia.
Earlier within the day, India paddler Bhavina Patel and be conscious and self-discipline athlete Nishad Kumar clinched silver medals to open India’s sage in Tokyo.