Para-canoeist Prachi Yadav bags historic bronze for India in World Cup in Poznan

Paralympian Prachi Yadav made historical past for India by changing into the primary canoeist from the nation to win a World Cup medal when she bagged a bronze within the VL2 Girls’s 200m within the Paracanoe World Cup held in Poznan, Poland.

Prachi, the para-canoeist from Gwalior in Madhya Pradesh who’s the primary Indian to qualify for and attain the ultimate within the Paralympic Video games in Tokyo final 12 months, completed third within the VL2 Girls’s 200m in 1:04.71 to complete behind Tokyo 2020 silver medallist Susan Seipel of Australia and Brianna Hennessy of Canada, who bagged gold and silver respectively.

Seipel received the VL2 ladies’s 200m in 1:01.54 whereas Henessy completed in 1:01.58 within the closing held on Saturday.

The Paracanoe World Cup in Poznan, which began on Could 26 and can finish on Sunday, turned out to be an amazing outing for India.

It was marked by the most effective efficiency by Manish Kaurav in KL3 Males 200m and Manjeet Singh in VL2 Males 200m by reaching the finals for the primary time within the historical past of the game in India.

There was additionally an amazing effort by Jaideep in VL3 Males’s 200m class as he reached the semifinal.

Tokyo 2020 gold medallist and London 2012 wheelchair basketball gold medallist Edina Miller of Germany claimed the KL1 ladies’s 200 metres gold on the Worldwide Canoe Federation (ICF) Paracanoe World Cup in Poznan.

Miller, who took up canoeing in 2014, crossed the road in 53.87 sec.

Two-time world champion Maryna Mazhula of Ukraine got here in second in 54.08 earlier than Brianna Hennessy of Canada bagged bronze in 54.88.

It was Germany who triumphed within the ladies’s KL2 200m because of Anja Adler who raced to complete in 52.17. Tokyo 2020 silver medallist Susan Seipel of Australia positioned second in 53.27 earlier than Natalia Lahutenko completed third in 54.95.

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