Virender finishes ninth in men’s Javelin throw Final

Rio de Janerio, Sep 13 (IANS) India’s Virender finished ninth in the men’s javelintThrow – F56/57 final at the 2016 Rio Paralympics Games here.

Virender scored 35.73 m in the first three attempts at the Olympic stadium on Monday.

The gold and silver medals in the event went to Mohammad Khalvandu and Abdollah Heidari Til of Iran with a distance of 46.12 and 43.77 metres respectively. The bronze went to Ngoc Hung Cao of Vietnam with a season’ws best of 43.27 m.

–IANS

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