India bag 17 medals, including 3 gold on Day 2 of Asian Para Games

Prachi Yadav became the first Indian to win a para canoe gold in the Asian Para Games as she led the country’s medal rush for the second consecutive day here on Tuesday.
India won 17 medals on Tuesday, including three gold, taking the total tally to 34 in the first two days of competition. India had won 17 medals, including six gold, on Monday.
India ended Day 2 placed fifth in the standings, one spot down from Monday, with nine gold, 12 silver and 13 bronze, behind China (165: 66 gold, 53 silver, 46 bronze), Iran (47), Japan (45) and Uzbekistan (38).
Prachi, who had won a silver in canoe VL2 category on Monday, bagged her second medal of the Games as she picked up a gold in KL2 event.
Deepthi Jeevanji (women’s T20 400m) and Neeraj Yadav (men’s F54/55/56 discus throw) were the other gold medal winners on Tuesday.
Sharath Shankarappa Makanahalli won the men’s T13 5000m event and his gold was initially counted and included in India’s medal tally.
But the number of India’s gold meda

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