Hyderabad vanalu oka side bibatsam chesthunte inko side Tokyo lo mana para-athletes medals tho vaana kuripisthunaru. Ee paralympics lo ipati daka 17 medals kotti, most number of medals in an individual year for India record chakkaga pocket lo eskunaru ee year athletes. We can’t be any more prouder. Eroju morning nundi 4 medals kottindi India. Manish Narwal garu Mixed 50M Pistol event and Pramod Bhagat garu Para-Badminton lo Gold gelisthe, Singhraj Adhana Mixed 50m Pistol lo Silver and Manoj Sarkar garu Para-Badminton lo Bronze gelicharu.
Inthaka mundhu Paralympics lo Badminton lekunde, 2020 Tokyo Paralympics lone first-time badminton sport debut ayindi. Normal Badminton lane Para-Badminton athletes ki men’s & women’s singles, doubles and mixed doubles lo compete chestharu. But, indhulo participate chese okko athlete disability ni batti game lo fairness ensure cheyyatam kosam vallani different ‘ Sport Classes ‘ lo classify chesaru. Para-Badminton lo SIX ( 6 ) Sport Classes unnayi.
Paralympics lo badminton debut ayina first year lone SL3 class lo India ki Gold and Bronze ravadam is very special. Oke podium medha iddaru Indians ni chudadam is really a beautiful moment. Men’s Singles Badminton (SL3) category lo Japan shuttler Daisuke Fujihara ki Manoj gariki bronze medal match lo 22-20,21-13 lead tho Manoj garu gelicharu.
Manoj Sarkar garu is from Rudrapur, Uttarakhand. At the age of 1, Manoj gariki polio affect ayindi, aa time lo proper treatment ivvalekapodam valla adhi perigi post-polio residual paralysis [PPRP] ochindi, so dini valla aayana lower limb affect ayyindi. Chinnapati nundi Manoj gariki badminton ante chala istam. More than a competition he said he loved the game. Age 5 nunde Manoj garu badminton adadam start chesaru. Manoj garu oka incident gurinchi chepthu chinnapudu valla babai manoj ki tappa valla anna vallaki badminton racquets tiskocharu ani and dani valla chala hurt ayyarani chepparu , then he decided that valla annayalu evaru manoj tho aadina prathi sari manoj ye gelavali ani fix ayyaru anta , thats when manoj garu bought a racquet for himself, apati nundi passion and determination tho adadam start chesarani chepparu.
High school varaku he competed with able-bodied players. 11th lo epudaithe Inter-school competition ki select ayyaro then manoj garu D.K Sen (coach) garini kalisaru. D.K sen garu apudu pilichi Para sports gurinchi cheppi ,dantlo try cheyamani suggestion icharu. D.K Sen garu okavela Para team lo Manoj aadithe , India team ni national level lo represent cheyadaniki high possibility undani advise chesaru.Thats when everything changed. Nationals ki aaduthunapudu chala matches gelichanu , although rules and regulations different ayina apati varaku able-bodied players tho practice undadam valla konchem easy gane anipinchedhi anta Para Badminton. But once international level ki ochaka chala countries involve avvadam and play level kuda high undadam valla improved trainings tiskoni he practiced harder ani chepparu. Also he said Gauran Khanna (Also the Dronacharya award winner and National Coach of Para-Badminton) has helped him a lot and pushed him to strive harder and better.
World Championships lo ipati varaku 3 Gold , 1 Silver and 3 Bronze medals gelicharu. Asian Para games lo 2 Bronze, 1 Silver and final ga eroju Paralympics lo Bronze gelicharu.
World Championships Medals:
- Gold medal –2013 Dortmund (Men’s Double’s SL3)
2) Gold medal –2015 Stoke Mandeville (Men’s Doubles SL3-SL4)
3) Gold medal –2019 Basel (Men’s Doubles SL3-SL4)
4) Silver medal – 2017 Ulsan (Men’s Singles SL3)
5) Bronze medal –2013 Dortmund Mixed Doubles SL3-SU5
6) Bronze medal –2015 Stoke Mandeville (Men’s Singles SL3)
7) Bronze medal –2019 Basel (Men’s Singles SL3)
Manoj gariki 2018 lo Arjuna Award ochindi . He is also named the Para Sportsman of the Year award in 2019.
Adandi mari, we are very much proud of all the athletes who participated in Paralympics 2020. Thank you is a small word. Repu Paralympics last day kabatti migatha events ki kuda comments section lo manollaki super good luck wish cheseyandi. Also kindha ichina links click chesesei migatha para-athletes gurinchi kuda telusukondi. Ika Selavu
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