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Niranjan Mukundan Joins 100 Medal Club Bagging 100 Medals

Niranjan Mukundan has created a new history by becoming the first Indian Paralympian sportsperson to join the 100 medal club by winning 100 international medals representing the country. By doing so he also holds the unique distinction of becoming the first and only Indian Para Swimmer to harvest 100 medals at the international level tournaments. Presently in Reykjavik, Iceland: Niranjan Mukundan is presently taking part in the Reykjavik International Games 2024. The sports meet is also termed as Iceland Championships. It is a multi-sporting annual international competition wherein 12+ countries participate in a variety of events. Both won multiple medals: In the swimming category, the two swimmers Niranjan Mukundan and Shams Alam took part. While Niranjan Mukundan snatched five medals including three Gold and two Silver so did Shams Alam, who scored six medals inclusive of one Gold, two Silver and three Bronze. Five medals in five events: Niranjan Mukundan won five medals in the fol

Niranjan Mukundan continues Gold Hunt in Paralympic

Niranjan Mukundan continues to surge ahead with medal hunt at international events and this time around he has bagged four Gold and two Silver medals at the recently concluded Para Swimming World Series 2023, held in Berlin. Niranjan Mukundan B Qualification time for Paris Paralympics 2024: Thanks to such accomplishments, he has succeeded in the “B” Qualification time for Paris Paralympics 2024. He is currently in Germany taking part in the World Series 2023. 6 Golds and one bronze: Niranjan Mukundan recently also took part in the Norwegian swimming championships in April bagging six Golds and one Bronze medal. He created a new Asian record in 1500 meters freestyle events. He was also titled as the Best Swimmer in the Para category. Major Competitions: Niranjan Mukundan, currently in Germany informs-“Para Swimming World Series is one of the major competitions in the World Series. About 51 countries from across the world have represented at the most sought-after international tourney

Niranjan Mukundan with 19 surgeries grabs 91 International Medals!

You may not believe it glancing at the headline. Interestingly what has been mentioned is neither fiction nor exaggeration of sorts but a plain fact that turns out to be too difficult to grapple with. This is the true story of Niranjan Mukundan, who has such amazing accomplishments to his credit. Born with Spina Bifida: Niranjan Mukundan had spina bifida and clubbed feet at the time of birth. Spina Bifida is a congenital defect of the spine. As part of the spinal cord and its meninges are exposed through a gap in the backbone the condition is prone to frequent paralysis of the lower limbs. Meninges are the three membranes namely the dura mater, arachnoid, and pia mater that line the skull and vertebral canal and enclose the brain and spinal cord. 19 surgeries! As a result of such adverse challenging physical conditions, Niranjan Mukundan was compelled to undergo 19 surgeries right from birth as ongoing efforts and part of corrective surgeries. Thanks to Aqua Therapy: Thanks to one o