With one hand, this athlete made India proud by winning 4 Gold Medals , 2 Silver Medals , He deserves a lot of Respect.
After losing his leg in an accident, Devendra felt that his career was soon over. The next moment, he still had a strong desire to achieve something for India. His incredible story is an essential inspiration for youth in India.
At a young age, when Devendra Jhajharia was only 8 years old, he accidentally touched an electric wire and, unfortunately, suffered a lot. As a result, his left hand had to be amputated. But this is not the end of the road in athletics.
Devendra proved that he is a real fighter. In 2002, he won the gold medal in the 8th FESPIC Games Javelin Throw. He displayed sheer skill and threw him despite his lack of an arm and proved that he was in a different version altogether.
In 2004, Devendra won a gold medal in the Paralympics. But he was not one to settle for run-of-the-mill. He repeated the same winning formula in 2016 with another gold medal to his name.
Devendra also won a gold medal at the 2013 World Championships and a silver medal in 2015. He also won the silver medal at the 2014 Asian Para Games.
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