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Nagar, Suhas aim gold, Dhillion eyes bronze

Nagar, Suhas aim gold, Dhillion eyes bronze

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India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 12 LIVE: Krishna Nagar, Suhas Yathiraj to battle for gold, Tarun eyes Bronze; Avani aims hat-trick - Follow LIVE updates
India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 12 LIVE: Krishna Nagar, Suhas Yathiraj to battle for gold, Tarun eyes Bronze; Avani aims hat-trick – Follow LIVE updates

India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 12 LIVE: Krishna Nagar, Suhas Yathiraj to battle for gold, Tarun eyes Bronze; Avani aims hat-trick – Follow LIVE updates – Sunday will mark the final day of India’s historic Tokyo Paralympics campaign, with the games coming to a close after some heartwarming performances over the past few days. India have already clinched a record-breaking 15 medals and could add more to their tally on the final day of action. Shuttlers Krishna Nagar and Suhas Yathiraj will be competing for gold medals, while Tarun Dhillon will also be in contention for a bronze medal finish. Furthermore, Avani Lekhara will aim to make it a hat-trick of medals when she teams up with Deepak Saini and Sidhartha Babu for the mixed team rifle event on Sunday. Follow Insidesport.co for all updates from the Tokyo Paralympics

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@5:30 AM – India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 12: Krishna Nagar vs Chu Man Kai – Men’s badminton singles SH6 GOLD medal match 

Krishna Nagar is assured of a medal finish at the Tokyo Paralympics, and the Indian shuttler will aim to bag the gold medal in his final on Sunday. Arriving as the second seed in his category, Nagar defeated Great Britain’s Krystan Coombs 21-10, 21-11 in the semi-final to assure himself of at least a silver medal in his maiden Paralympics campaign. Nagar is the third Indian shuttler to make it to the final of the 2020 Paralympics, following Suhas Tahiraj and Pramod Bhagat.

@5:30 AM – India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 12: Suhas Yathiraj vs Lucas Mazur – Men’s Badminton Singles SL4 GOLD medal match 

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Suhas Yathiraj will also be vying for a gold medal on the final day of the Tokyo Paralympics, as he takes on France’s Lucas Mazur in the SL4 final. The first civil servant from the country to represent India in the Tokyo Paralympics, Yathiraj defeated Indonesia’s Fredy Setiawan 21-9, 21-15 to seal the match in just 31 minutes. Suhas will aim to clinch gold and take revenge against Lucas Mazur, who knocked out Tarun Dhillon in the semi-final on Saturday.

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@5:30 AM – India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 12: Tarun Dhillon vs Fredy Setiawan – Men’s Badminton Singles SL4 BRONZE medal match 

Tarun Dhillon will aim to add to India’s medal tally when he faces off against Indonesia’s Fredy Setiawan on Sunday. Dhillion lost to Lucas Mazur in straight sets in his semi-final clash, but still has the chance to seal the Paralympics glory, and will aim to do so when he takes the court. Should he win, India would be guaranteed a double podium spot in the same event, with Yathiraj having progressed to the final beating Setiawan.

@6:00 AM – India at Tokyo Paralympics Day 12: Shooting Mixed R6 – 50 m rifle prone SH1- Deepak Saini, Avani Lekhara and Sidhartha Babu @6:00 AM

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Avani Lekhara has the rare opportunity to seal a Paralympics hat-trick when she along with Deepak Saini and Sidhartha Babu will line up for the mixed 50m rifle prone SH 1 qualification on Sunday. Lekhara has already won two medals so far in Tokyo and could add a third on Sunday if she manages to reach the finals. The trio had earlier failed to qualify for the finals of the R3 Mixed 10m Air Rifle Prone SH1, but will hope to bounce back with a podium finish.

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