Delhi’s specially-abled athletes win 7 medals
A team of specially-abled athletes from state-run Asha Kiran Home has brought laurels to Delhi by winning seven medals, including three gold, at the World Summer Games 2015 in the United States.
According to a statement by Delhi <g data-gr-id="15">government</g> on Tuesday, Phoolan Devi (17) won <g data-gr-id="14">first</g> gold for the country in power lifting (bench press category). She also clinched three bronze medals in <g data-gr-id="11">power lifting</g> (all lifts, <g data-gr-id="10">dead-lift</g> and squat lift).
Two of the other gold winners at the games, held between July 25 and August 2 in Los Angeles, were <g data-gr-id="13">Mathru</g> and Patto who excelled in softball (team event) and 800 metres run respectively. The outfit also won three bronze medals, the government added.