So he has taken six attempts and registered 9.01. It remains to be seen where this takes him in the table.
Amit Saroha has failed to register a throw so far.
Robert Jachimowicz has thrown six times. Still occupies the second position with a score of 19.10.
Amit Saroha has not taken any attempt. Table toppers Aigars Apinis and Robert Jachimowicz have each thrown three times so far.
Velimir Sandor has now thrown six times in total but still has a maximum throw of 18.24.
Lithuania's Kestutis Skucas has thrown 17.08 in his six attempts. This is his PB but not enough for him to break into the top 3 so far.
As of now, here are the top 3:1. Aigars Apinis (Latvia) - 20.83 2. Robert Jachimowicz (Poland) - 19.10 3. Velimir Sandor (Croatia) - 18.24
Lithuania's Kestutis Skucas and India's Amit Saroha are left in the finals of the Men's Discus Throw F51/52 Final.
For those who joined late, the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has defined F-51 to F-57 as - Limb deficiency, leg length difference, impaired muscle power or impaired range of movement. Amit Saroha is in the F-51 category.
Amit Saroha became the first quadriplegic to represent India at a Paralympic Games when he competed in London, 2012.
Aigars throws again and he goes one better with a throw of 20.83 as his best. He is in gold medal position.
Aigars Apinis throws next and he delivers an astounding distance of 19.90 in his one attempt.
So Amit Saroha needs to throw more than 16.33 in his attempts to climb into a medal position.
As of now, here are the top 3:1. Robert Jachimowicz (Poland) - 19.10 2. Velimir Sandor (Croatia) - 18.24 3. Adrian Imianowski (Poland) - 16.33
We have just three more athletes in the competition remaining and India's Amit Kumar Saroha is one of them.
India's Amit Kumar Saroha is scheduled to throw after Kestutis Skucas from Lithuania.
Robert Jachimowicz throws fourth and the champion shows why he is one of the best in the world. He manages a best of 19.10 in his three attempts.
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has defined F-51 to F-57 as - Limb deficiency, leg length difference, impaired muscle power or impaired range of movement
For our viewers knowledge - let us tell them what the F-51 and F-52 categories are in terms of the Paralympics.
Alejandro Erik de Santos Espinosa from Mexico was third in line and scored a best of 15.59 in his three attempts.
The second throw was made by Adrian Imianowski from Poland, who has scored a personal best of 16.33 in her three attempts.
Velimir Sandor from Croatia threw first and in her three attempts, she has managed a best of 18.24.
Hello and welcome to Sportskeeda's live coverage of the 2016 Rio Paralympics and today we have the Men's Discus Throw - F-51/F-52 final. Our very own Indian athlete Amit Kumar Saroha is participating in the event and he is competing with 6 other athletes.