Amit Kumar Saroha clinched silver in men’s club throw F51 competition

 

Vastavam web: India’s Amit Kumar Saroha clinched a silver in men’s club throw F51 competition in World Para Athletics Championships here today.Saroha’s best throw of 30.25m, which came in his third attempt, fetched him a silver medal. In the process, the para-athlete from Haryana set a new Asian record in this event.The 32-year-old Saroha had also won a silver in this event in the last edition of the biennial championships in Doha in 2015. He also had won a gold medal in this event in the 2014 Incheon Asian Para Games. Saroha, the first quadriplegic to represent India at a Paralympic Games (London 2012), will also take part in men’s discus throw F52 final tomorrow.