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Sundar Singh Gurjar
Born/Date of Birthday: 1 January 1996
Place of Birth: Karauli, Rajasthan
Nationality: Indian
Sport Country: India
Sport: Athletics
Event(s): Javelin /Discus throw /Shot put
Coached by: Mahavir Prasad Saini
Medal record
Track and field (athletics)
Representing: India
Paralympic
Bronze medal – third place    Tokyo 2020    Javelin Throw F46
FAZAA IPC Athletics Grand Prix
Gold medal – first place    Dubai 2016    Javelin F46
Gold medal – first place    Dubai 2017    Javelin F46
Gold medal – first place    Dubai 2017    Discus throw T44-46
Gold medal – first place    Dubai 2017    Shot Put T44-46
IPC World Championships
Gold medal – first place    2017 London    Javelin throw - F46
Asian Para Games
Silver medal – second place    Indonesia 2018    Javelin throw-F46
Bronze medal – third place    Indonesia 2018    Discus throw-F46

Sundar Singh Gurjar (born 1 January 1996 in Karauli, Rajasthan) is an Indian Paralympic javelin thrower, shot putter and discus thrower competing in F46 events. He won bronze medal at Tokyo 2020 Paralympics in men's javelin F46 event. He set a world record at the 16th Para Athletics National Championship in Panchkula holding three gold medals in three events. He is also recipient of Arjuna Award for Para-athletics.

Sport career
In 2016 Sundar Singh Gurjar registered the 'A' qualification mark for the 2016 Rio Paralympics with a performance of 59.36m in 8th Fazza IPC Athletics Grand Prix, Dubai. He created a national record with 68.42m during the 16th Para Athletics National Championship in Panchkula. In 9th FAZZA IPC Athletics Grand Prix, Sundar Singh Gurjar won 3 Gold Medals in 3 Events -Javelin Throw, Shot Put and Discus Throw under the coaching of Mahaveer Prasad Saini. He won silver medal in javelin throw and bronze medal in discus throw in Asian Para Games 2018. In 2019, he won a gold medal at the 9th World Para Athletics Championships and in doing so, he not only defended his 2017 World Para Athletics Championships title but also became the only second Indian to have clinched two World Championships medals after Devendra Jhajharia.

On 30 August 2021, Sundar Singh won bronze medal in the men's javelin throw F46 event at 2020 Summer Paralympics along with Devendra Jhajharia (silver medal at the same event).

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Categories: 1996 births, Paralympic athletes of India, Recipients of the Arjuna Award, Athletes (track and field) at the 2020 Summer Paralympics, Paralympic bronze medalists for India, Paralympic medalists in athletics (track and field), Medalists at the 2020 Summer Paralympics

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