Amit Kumar wins silver in IPC Athletics [ Current Affairs ]


Indian para - athlete Amit Kumar Saroha captured a silver in men’s club throw F51 event in the IPC Athletics World Championships. The silver - winning effort also gave Amit a quay for next year’s Rio Paralympic Games.

  • With Amit’s medal today, the 15 - member Indian team ended the campaign with two silver.
  • Amit finalized silver by an effort of 25.44m, behind Serbia’s Zeljko Dimitrijevic who won gold in a championship record of 26.29m. And another Serbian, Milos Mitic captured the bronze in 25.40m.

About 2015 IPC Athletics World Championships:

  • It was a track and field competition for athletes with a incapacity.
  • It was alleged in Doha, Qatar and took place between 21 and 31 October.
  • The event included 210 medal events; 119 for men and 91 for women athletes.

- Published on: November 2, 2015