Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports Anurag Thakur congratulated Silver medalist of Tokyo Paralympics Nishad Kumar, who take place in Delhi. MoS Nisith Pramanik also graced the occasion. Nishad, who hails from Himachal Pradesh, won the silver with a leap of 2.06m in the Men’s High Jump T47 category at the Tokyo Paralympics.
Talking at the occasion, Anurag Thakur said, “India is blissful at the splendid exhibition of our Paralympians. India has won its most elevated ever award count ever! We conveyed the greatest unforeseen this year. The undaunted help of our PM Shri Narendra Modi Ji towards sports has without a doubt persuaded our competitors to put forth a valiant effort and I compliment Nishad on his prosperity.
“Nishad has shown that with tirelessness achievement can be accomplished at the most significant level. The government will keep on supporting India’s Paralympians with facilities and financing so they might keep on dominating universally. I have an extra motivation to be excited by Nishad’s prosperity as he hails from my place of Himachal Pradesh,” Thakur added.
MoS for YAS Nisith Pramanik said that from the age of 8 years itself, Nishad has battled extremely challenging conditions and has today won a medal in the Olympics. His life can motivate us all and show us the exercise that despite obstacles, assuming we need, we can accomplish our dream.
I compliment Nishad on this accomplishment. Our Prime Minister has stretched out his consistent help to our para-athletes, hit them up previously and during the games and our Honourable Sports Minister has checked the necessities of athletes, the two of which have given them the strength and inspiration to perform at the World’s most noteworthy donning stage.
Silver medalist Nishad Kumar said that I could hardly imagine how I had won a silver at the Paralympics. I asked four authorities before I could trust it. I might want to thank our Prime Minister Narendra Modi for guaranteeing that we have full help from the govt in anything we need – diet, hardware, instructing.
At the Paralympic Games, Nishad rose to the Asian record set by him recently with the 2.06m jump. He has been training at the National camp in SAI Bengaluru under the direction of trainer Satyanarayana.
The Government of India properly upheld Nishad in front of the Games as far as working with unfamiliar openness trips and more than four global contests to the tune of Rs 10.50 Lakh from Target Olympic Podium Scheme (TOPS) and Rs 10.21 Lakh from the Annual Calendar for Training and Competition (ACTC).