WATCH: Devendra Jhajharia's gold medal winning effort, heartwarming celebration

India now have two gold, one silver and one bronze in the ongoing edition of the Games.

Updated: Sep 14, 2016, 08:20 AM IST
WATCH: Devendra Jhajharia's gold medal winning effort, heartwarming celebration

New Delhi: Javelin thrower Devendra Jhajharia created history after he became the first Indian to clinch two gold medals at the Paralympics.

In doing so, he shattered his own world record to bag the top honours at the Rio Games.

Devendra, whose previous best was 62.15 metres (achieved in the 2004 Games), improved the mark with an attempt of 63.97 metres at the Olympic Stadium (Engenhao).

India now have two gold, one silver and one bronze in the ongoing edition of the Games.

(With PTI inputs)