Appasaheb Bhimraj Dhus (b Dec 26, 1970) of Deolali Pravara, Ahmednagar, Maharashtra became the first Indian to win international medals in paramotor games. He won one silver (category - Pure Economy) and two bronze medals (categories - Team Combined & International Teams) at the Thailand Paramotor Kings Cup Open 2016 held from May 12-15, 2016.