Silver for Sharad, bronze for Bhati at World Para Athletics

 LONDON:  India’s Sharad Kumar and Varun Bhati won silver and bronze respectively in the High Jump event at the World Para Athletics Championship.

     Sharad and Bhati participated in the T-42 category of men’s high jump event.

     Sharad cleared a personal best height of 1.84m to win the silver while Bhati — a Rio Paralympics medallist leaped 1.77m to earn a podium finish.

     The gold medal was won by United States’ Sam Grewe, who leaped a height 1.86m.

     India now have five medals with a gold, two silver and two bronze medals. India are currently 29th in the medal standings. (AGENCIES)


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