Sundar Singh Wins Gold at World Para Athletics

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Indian Javelin thrower Sundar Singh Gurjar has won gold medal at the 2017 IPC Para Athletics Championships in London.

The 2017 World Para Athletics Championships is a track and field meet for athletes with disabilities, governed by the International Paralympic Committee, being held at Olympic Stadium in London from 14 to 23 July 2017.

It is the 8th edition of the event, formerly known as the IPC Athletics World Championship prior to 2017, and will feature 213 medal events.

They will precede the 2017 IAAF World Championships also being held in London. It is the first time that a single city is hosting both the IAAF and IPC athletics championships in parallel; London previously hosted the 2012 Summer Olympics and Paralympics.

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