Devendra Jhajharia: News

08 Sep 2021

Neeraj Chopra

Jhajharia, Prasad named in National Sports Awards selection committee

Three-time Paralympic medal-winning javelin thrower Devendra Jhajharia, former cricketer Venkatesh Prasad, and ex-world champion boxer L Sarita Devi have been named in the selection committee for this year's National Sports Awards.

03 Sep 2021


Indian Paralympic medalists return home to tumultuous welcome

Four Indian para-athletes, including javelin throw gold medalist Sumit Antil, on Friday returned home to a never-seen-before boisterous welcome during which supporters and media jostled to catch a glimpse of them at the New Delhi airport.

30 Aug 2021


PM Modi lauds feats of Indian players at Paralympics

Prime Minister Narendra Modi congratulated Indian medal-winners at the Tokyo Paralympics on Monday and also spoke to them over the phone to laud their efforts.

30 Aug 2021


Jhajharia, Gurjar win silver and bronze in javelin throw F46

Two-time gold-winning javelin throw veteran Devendra Jhajharia clinched a stupendous third Paralympic medal, a silver this time, while discus thrower Yogesh Kathuniya also finished second as India surpassed its best-ever medal tally at the Games on Monday.

20 Aug 2021

Neeraj Chopra

Hoping to build on gains made by javelin throw: Jhajharia

Two-time gold medalist Devendra Jhajharia is aiming to build on the unprecedented gains made by javelin throw at the upcoming Paralympic Games, following Neeraj Chopra's landmark gold at the preceding Olympics.

01 Jul 2021

Javelin Throw

Devendra Jhajharia books Paralympics berth with a record throw

India's greatest Paralympian, javelin thrower Devendra Jhajharia, rewrote his own world record once again as he punched his ticket for the Tokyo Paralympics during a national selection trial.

14 Sep 2016


Devendra Jhajharia wins second gold for India

India's Devendra Jhajharia won the second gold medal for India at the 2016 Paralympic games.