In the ongoing event, the Para powerlifters, Parmjeet Kumar, Manpreet Kaur and Rajinder Singh Rahelu, all won gold medals for pulling off the best show in their respective events.
Moreover, Para swimmer Shams Aalam made a national record at the 20 National Para swimming Championships, being held at Bangalore. The swimmer also clinched two gold medals and one silver in various events. The Limca record holder shared the grand news on his official social media handle along with several pictures from the championship.
Delighted to inform you that I have won 2 gold &1 Silver medals with a new National record at 20th National Para Swimming Championship held at Bangalore. pic.twitter.com/jtTTbbBumN
— Shams Aalam (@IamShamsAalam) March 22, 2021
The Sports Authority of India congratulated the Para athletes for their incredible feat along with commemorating their coaches.
Here’s the tweet:
Congratulations to our NCOE, Gandhinagar trainees & coaches for their show at the National #ParaPowerlifting Championships. #ParmjeetKumar, #ManpreetKaur & #RajinderSinghRahelu all won 🥇.
Para swimmer @IamShamsAalam won 2 🥇and 1 🥈at the National #ParaSwimming Championship. pic.twitter.com/0lG8Odebpd
— SAIMedia (@Media_SAI) March 22, 2021