Devendra Jhajharia

Devendra Jhajharia is an Indian Paralympic javelin thrower. He is the first Indian Paralympian to win two gold medals at the Paralympics, he won his first gold in the javelin throw at the 2004 Summer Paralympics in Athens, becoming only the second gold medalist at the Paralympics for his country. At the 2016 Summer Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro, he won a second gold medal in the same event, bettering his previous record. He is also the recipient of numerous national awards.

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