Tokyo Paralympics 2020 LIVE Day 6, live updates: Yogesh Kathuniya leads in Discus throw final; Lekhara qualifies for 10m Air Rifle Final

Welcome to Sportstar‘s LIVE coverage of Indian athletes in action and all the major events on Day 6 at the Tokyo Paralympics.



Yogesh Kathuniya- Men’s Discus Throw Final (Class F56)

  • Kathuniya leads with a season-best throw of 44.38.
  • He registers throws of 42.84, 43.55, and 44.38 in his second, fifth and sixth throws, respectively.


Avani Lekhara Women’s 10m Air Rifle Standing Qualification – SH 1

  • Lekhara qualifies seventh for the final with a total of 621.7. The top 8 in the qualification move to the final.
  • China’s Cuiping Zhang tops the qualification with 626.0.
  • Stuck in her fifth series at 40.1, Lekhara slips to eighth position with a total of 455.6.

Indians in action on August 30 (Timings in IST):

5:00 a.m. Shooting – R2 – Women’s 10m Air Rifle Standing Qualification – Avani Lekhara (Sport Class SH1)

6:05 a.m. – Discus – Men’s Discus Throw final – Yogesh Kathuniya (Sport Class F56)

7:15 a.m. – Shooting – R1 – Men’s 10m Air rifle Standing Qualification – Deepak, Swaroop Mahavir Unhalkar  (Sport Class SH1)

7:33 a.m. – Javelin Throw – Men’s Javelin Throw final – Sundar Singh Gurjar, Devendra, Ajeet Singh Yadav (Sport Class F46)

3:30 p.m. – Javelin Throw – Men’s Javelin Throw final – Sumit Antil, Sandeep Chaudhary (Sport Class F64)



  • When will Indian athletes play at the Tokyo Olympics?
    Events of Indian interest at Tokyo 2020 will begin at 6:10 AM IST on August 28, 2021.
  • Where to watch Indian events at Tokyo Olympics?
    The Tokyo Paralympics can be watched in India live on Eurosport and Doordarshan. It can also be streamed online through official channel of Prasar Bharati sports and DD National on Youtube.

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