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Para Jumper Nishad Sets Asian Record At Dubai's Fazza Championship

Nishad Kumar, a gifted physical education student, has set the Asian record in Dubai's 12th Fazza International Championships for World Para Athletics Grand Prix 2021. By jumping 2.06m and fetching a gold medal, Nishad anchored a new record in the men's high-jump category T46/47. Additionally, owing to his bronze win at the Dubai 2019 Worlds, the 21-year-old Himachal Pradesh lad will soon represent India at the Tokyo Paralympics.

Fri, 19 Feb 2021 - 08:33 PM / by Ashly Ann Varghese

Tags: Nishad Kumar, Fazza International Championships, World Para Athletics Grand Prix, Asian Record, Tokyo 2020 Paralympics, LPU

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