JAKARTA- Sandeep Chaudhary clinched India’s first gold medal at the ongoing Asian Para Games by finishing on top in the men’s F42-44/61-64 Javelin throw category in Jakarta on Monday. His best throw recorded 60.01m.
Sri Lanka’s Chaminda Sampath Hetti with a throw of 59.32m won silver while Iran’s Omidi Ali settled for the bronze with 58.97m.
India won five medal on the opening day- two silver and three bronze. The medal tally now stands at six.