High Jumper Mariyappan Thangavelu Wins Silver At Paralympics 2020

High Jumper Mariyappan Thangavelu Wins Silver At Paralympics 2020

An international sports event that grabbed everyone’s attention towards Indian para-athletes keeps us counting India’s medal tally. After the historic win of Sunil Antil on the javelin throw, Mariyappan Thangavelu won silver at the Games.

The Tamil Nadu-born para-athlete began his search for gold in the high jump event. He made a high jump of 1.86 metres to take a silver medal (T42 category) at the international level. Thangavelu shared the podium with his fellow Indian mate, Sharad Kumar, who settled for bronze in the same event.

Benefic Planets Assisted Mariyappan To Achieve Success

Mariyappan was born on June 28, 1995, in Salem, Tamil Nadu, when Venus and Jupiter came opposite each other. The favourable placement of Venus helps him achieve fame at a global level. The Indian high jumper is following the major period of Jupiter. Therefore, he may continue to shine but needs to take care of his fitness as stars predict he may be prone to injuries.

Other than that, the 26-year-old may break world records in the sports world.

Also Read: Sumit Antil’s Historic Gold At Paralympics 2020

Wishes Pour In As Mariyappan Gets Silver

At Paralympics 2020, as soon as the news of Mariyappan’s sliver came into the news, many well-known celebrities took to social media and congratulated the silver medal winner. Prime Minister Narendra Modi, applauded the young Indian for his remarkable success, as well.