This Indian player turned out to be a fraud! Cheating was done to win, there was a ban on opening the poll

Para-athlete Vinod Kumar won bronze medal in discus throw at Tokyo Paralympics (Para-Athlete Vinod Kumar) Has been suspended for 2 years. Actually, it is believed that the medal he won was won by cheating. This cheating he throws discus (Discus Throw) Not during the event but by giving wrong information about the disabilities. This is the reason why they are now banned for 2 years. (Ban for 2 Years) has been installed. This means that Vinod Kumar will no longer be able to participate in any para-athlete competition till August 2023. This ban has been imposed on Vinod Kumar by the Board of Appeal of Classification (BAC).

Former BSF jawan Vinod Kumar broke the Asian record and won the bronze medal at the Tokyo Paralympics. In his 5th attempt, he threw the discus up to 19.91 meters and finished third. However, when he was again accused of giving false information, his bronze was snatched from him. Indian para-athlete Vinod Kumar’s bronze medal winning was challenged by a competitive athlete.

Accused of giving false information about physical disabilities

Vinod Kumar participated in the F52 category of the Tokyo Paralympics. Athletes participating in this category have good shoulders and control over the upper body. But their legs do not work and the muscles are weak. He was found ‘ineligible’ on the same parameters in the classification inspection by the tournament’s panel. Christian Holtz, Managing Director of World Para Sports, said, “It is a serious matter to misreport your disabilities. The athlete should give his best effort in front of the qualification panel. Successful and fair events are possible only through the qualification system.

Vinod Kumar banned till August 2023

In a statement on behalf of the organisers, it was said that the panel found that the NPC (National Paralympic Committee) could not allot sports class to India’s athlete Vinod Kumar and the player was marked as not completing the classification (CNC). Accordingly, the athlete is ineligible for the men’s F52 discus throw event and his result in the event is invalid. Due to these reasons, Vinod Kumar was not only stripped of his bronze medal but also banned for 2 years.

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