The 33-year-old from Odisha, Mr. Pramod Bhagat ji won gold in singles men at Tokyo Paralympics. India has now won a total of 16 medals out of which 04 have won gold. Pramod Bhagat has so far won a total of 46 international medals out of which 24 are gold, 09 silver and 13 bronze medals.
Bhagat ji also received Arjuna Award at Rashtrapati Bhavan at the hands of our President Mr. Ram Nath Kovind ji on 29th August 2019 and received Biju Patnaik Sports Award in Odisha in the same year.
On winning Bhagat ji’s gold medal, our Prime Minister Mr. Narendra Modi ji said that Bhagat ji has won the heart of our country and this is an example for all. Bhagat has dedicated this gold to his deceased parents.