New Delhi, Sep 14: India woke up to another good news from Rio de Janeiro as javelin thrower Devendra Jhajharia won clinched gold medal at the Rio Paralympics 2016.
Jhajharia became the first Indian to win two gold medals at Paralympics after he broke his own world record.
Devendra, who won his previous gold in the 2004 Athens Games, bettered his own world record to finish on top in the men's F46 event.
Devendra, whose previous best was 62.15 metres (achieved in the 2004 Games), improved the mark with an attempt of 63.97 metres at the Olympic Stadium (Engenhao).
Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led twitterati to congratulate the paralympian immediately after the news about Jhajharia's remarkable feat spread like wild fire.
Here's how people hailed Jhajharia:
Many many congratulations to Devendra Jhajharia. You inspire us all.
Many many congratulations to Devendra Jhajharia. You inspire us all.— Abhinav Bindra (@Abhinav_Bindra) September 14, 2016