B-Town hails Devendra Jhajharia’s Paralympics win
Mumbai, Sep 15 (IANS) Bollywood celebrities including Amitabh Bachchan, Akshay Kumar and Anushka Sharma have praised Devendra Jhajharia, who won a gold medal in the men’s javelin throw F46 event at the 2016 Rio Paralympics.
Jhajharia cemented his legend status as he bettered his own world record to win the gold medal.
He also won the gold medal in the javelin event at the 2004 Athens Paralympics with a record throw of 62.15 metres, becoming only the second gold medallist at the Paralympics for his country, and on Tuesday improved upon the mark with a throw of 63.97 metres at the Olympic Stadium (Engenhao) here.
Here’s what the celebrities had to say about his win:
Amitabh Bachchan: Another gold at Paralympics for Devendra Jhajharia! Incredible feat… You have given all Indians great Pride! Come on India.
Akshay Kumar: Creating and breaking world records seems to be child’s play for this man. Congrats Devendra Jhajharia on the second gold! Paralympics Rio 2016.
Anushka Sharma: What an inspiring story Dev Jhajharia! Two golds at Paralympics, 12 years apart! You’ve made whole of India proud!
Darshan Kumaar: Heartiest Congratulations Devendra Jhajharia for grabbing your second gold at Paralympics Rio 2016. You are an inspiration… India is proud of you.
Aditi Rao Hydari: Salute Dev Jhajharia. Devendra Jhajharia. Gold. Paralympics.
Sooraj Pancholi: Congratulations!! Dev Jhajharia you’ve made the country proud yet again! Paralympics. Devendra Jhajharia
Swara Bhaskar: Indian Paralympics team. Truly inspiring! Devendra Jhajharia salute!
Randeep Hooda: Gold. World Record… Paraolympics 2016 Devendra Jhajharia we need heroes without make-up. Proud Indian. Jat Pride.
Bundesliga 2019-20: Bayern Munich Show Borussia Dortmund Who’s The Boss As They Cruise Past Them By 1-0
Bayern Munich vs Borussia Dortmund, the Der Klassiker, did not disappoint by any means as the game was a thriller and Bayern Munich showed Borussia Dortmund that they are the ultimate leaders of the Bundesliga. Bayern travelled to Signal Iduna Park on Tuesday and beat…
India Has The Best Fast Bowling Unit In The World – Karsan Ghavri
Former Indian fast bowler Karsan Ghavri believes team India has the best pace battery in the world. The likes of Mohammed Shami, Jasprit Bumrah, and Ishant Sharma have shown great skills in the recent past and they have been right on the money. The Indian…