Devendra Jhajharia: News
08 Sep 2021Neeraj 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 2021Delhi
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 2021Twitter
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 2021Paralympics
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 2021Neeraj 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 2021Javelin 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 2016Paralympics
Devendra Jhajharia wins second gold for India
India's Devendra Jhajharia won the second gold medal for India at the 2016 Paralympic games.