Modi, Sehwag Congratulate Jhajharia for Winning Paralympic Gold

Twitter reactions to Devendra Jhajharia winning Paralympic gold for India in the javelin throw event at Rio.

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India’s Devendra Jhajharia reacts after his last throw in the men’s javelin throw F46 final of the Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro. (Photo: AP)

India’s javelin thrower Devendra Jhajharia created history on Tuesday night by becoming the first Indian to win two gold medals at the Paralympics. The 36-year-old achieved this feat after registering the world record distance of 62.15m in the event at Rio. He bettered his own world record that he had set during the 2004 Athens Games, where he won his first gold medal.

Twitter, of course, congratulated the Paralympic champion on his achievement. Here are some of the best reactions:

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