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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