India’s Deepa Malik created history by becoming the first ever woman from the country to win a medal at the Paralympics on Monday. Deepa bagged a
silver medal in the shotput F-53 event. Her throw of 4.61m was the best in her six attempts. With the win, she confirmed India’s third medal from the Rio Paralympics. She will receive a cash award of Rs 4 crore under Haryana Sports Scheme for winning the silver medal.