Ramudri Someshwara Rao wins gold at 2017 World Para Athletics Grand Prix

| Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

Beijing [China], May 14 (ANI): Ramudri Someswara Rao on Saturday won a gold medal in men's 200m T44 event at the 2017 World Para Athletics Grand Prix in China. Someswara Rao clocked 25.29 seconds in the finals, followed by Lal Vinay Kumar who clocked 26.15 seconds. Another Indian para-athlete Sep Hokato Sema won a bronze in shot put event. Both the para-athletes have qualified to represent India in the IPC Para Athletics World Championships, London. Someswara Rao had become the fastest Indian blade runner in the recently concluded 17th National Para Athletics Championship, held at Jaipur. Sema had also won gold in his event. As of now, India stands fourth in the medals tally, with total seven medals (1 gold, 4 silver, 2 bronze). (ANI)