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

ANI  |  Beijing [China] 

Ramudri Someswara Rao on Saturday won a gold medal in men's 200m T44 event at the 2017 World Para Athletics Grand Prix in

Someswara Rao clocked 25.29 seconds in the finals, followed by Lal 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 in the Para Athletics World Championships,

Someswara Rao had become the fastest Indian blade runner in the recently concluded 17th National Para Athletics Championship, held at Sema had also won gold in his event.

As of now, stands fourth in the medals tally, with total seven medals (1 gold, 4 silver, 2 bronze).

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First Published: Sun, May 14 2017. 12:57 IST