Jakarta: India’s Deepa Malik bagged bronze in the women’s F51/52/53s discus throw event at the Asian Para Games here on Friday.
Deepa produced a best attempt of 9.67 metres to finish third. Elnaz Darabian of Iran won the gold medal with a new Asian record of 10.71m.
Bahrain’s Fatema Nedham clinched silver with a throw of 9.87m. Earlier on Thursday, India took over the podium in men’s high jump T42/63 category, claiming all the medals up for grabs with defending champion Sharad Kumar smashing two records to snare a second successive gold in the Asian Para Games. The 26-year-old world championships silver-medallist bettered the Asian as well as the Games record with a jump of 1.90m to claim the top honours.