• Mariyappan Thangavelu wins gold in men’s high jump at Rio Paralympics
    [icon name=icon-calendar]September 10th, 2016    [icon name=icon-user]Dharmesh Patel    [icon name=icon-briefcase]Posted in All India, Exam Related, Gujarat, News

    The 2nd day of Rio Paralympic Games 2016, Today, India’s high jumper Mariyappan Thangavelu has created history by winning a Gold medal in the men’s high jump T-42 event. With this win, the 21-year old became the first medalist of India in this edition of the Paralympic Games.

    About Mariyappan Thangavelu :

    He was born in the Periavadamgatti village, 50 km away from Salem, his mother sells