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Paralympics athlete Deepa Malik announces his retirement


  • Indian Paralympics athlete Deepa Malik (age 49 years) announces his retirement as the office-bearer in the Paralympic Committee of India (PCI).
  • Deepa was born on 30th September 1970 in Bhiwani, Haryana. She becomes the first Indian woman to win a medal at the Paralympics. She had won a Silver Medal in the Shot-Put event at the 2016 Paralympic Games. Overall, Deepa has won 58 National and 23 International Medals across all disciplines to date.
  • List of Awards She was Received:
    - Haryana Karambhoomi Award (2008).
    - Maharashtra Chhatrapati Award (Sports) (2009-10)
    - Arjuna Award (2012).
    - President Role Model Award (2014).
    - Padma Shri Award (2017).
    - Rajiv Gandhi Khel Ratna Award (2019).

Published On : 14 May 2020

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