Mariyappan Thangavelu Wiki,Biography,Age,Date of Birth,Girlfriend,Bio Info| Won Gold in Paralympics

Mariyappan Thangavelu Wiki,Biography,Age,Date of Birth,Girlfriend,Bio Info| Won Gold in Paralympics: Mariyappan Thangavelu is a popular Indian athlete, who won gold medal in Paralympics. Mariyappan Thangavelu created history on Saturday morning by winning a gold medal in the men’s high jump T-42 event at the Rio Paralympics. Thangavelu made a leap of 1.89 metres, Bhati jumped his personal best of 1.86 metres to finish third. India’s other medal prospect Sharad Kumar finished at number six. USA’s Sam Grewe bagged the silver medal. Get here complete information about Mariyappan Thangavelu wiki, biography, age, date of birth, girlfriend, bio and many more details.

Mariyappan Thangavelu Wiki,Biography,Age,Date of Birth,Girlfriend,Bio Info| Won Gold in Paralympics

Mariyappan Thangavelu Wiki,Biography,Age,Date of Birth,Girlfriend,Bio Info| Won Gold in Paralympics: Mariyappan Thangavelu is a popular Indian athlete, who won gold medal in Paralympics. Mariyappan Thangavelu created history on Saturday morning by winning a gold medal in the men’s high jump T-42 event at the Rio Paralympics. Thangavelu made a leap of 1.89 metres, Bhati jumped his personal best of 1.86 metres to finish third. India’s other medal prospect Sharad Kumar finished at number six. USA’s Sam Grewe bagged the silver medal. Get here complete information about Mariyappan Thangavelu wiki, biography, age, date of birth, girlfriend, bio and many more details.   Mariyappan Thangavelu Wiki,Biography,Age,Date of Birth,Girlfriend,Bio Info| Won Gold in Paralympics    Mariyappan Thangavelu Wiki and Biography:
Mariyappan Thangavelu Wiki (Left) and Varun Bhati (Right, Won Bronze)

Mariyappan Thangavelu Wiki and Biography: Mariyappan Thangavelu was born in the Periavadamgatti village, 50 km away from Salem, his mother sells vegetable for a living. When he was five, his right knee was crushed after his right leg came under the wheels on his way to school. That left him with a permanent disability. His coach Satyanarayana spotted him at the National Para-Athletics Championship when he was just 18. After rigorous training in Bengaluru, he became the World Number 1 in 2015, his first year of senior-level competition.

Rio Paralympics 2016: In the Rio Paralympics finals, he fetched the gold finishing with a jump of 1.89m compared to Sam Grewe’s and Varun Bhati’s jump of 1.86m. This is the third gold by an Indian in the history of Paralympic Games after swimmer Murlikant Petkar in 1972 and javelin thrower Devendra Jhajharia in 2004.

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Mariyappan Thangavelu Bio:

  • Name: Mariyappan Thangavelu
  • Occupation: Athelte
  • Born: Periavadamgatti
  • Nationality: Indian

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