With Olympics fever still high after India’s best-ever performance at the Olympics. However, it is now time to turn our heads towards the Tokyo Paralympics 2020. There is no doubt that an athlete has to give his all to compete at the top level such as the Olympics. Also only the ones who are at the top of their game are able to win a medal. Similarly, Paralympic athletes deserve more respect as they battle against all the odds to rise to such a level.
Meanwhile, India bagged seven medals at Tokyo Olympics 2020. Moreover, the Paralympic contingent will also aim to follow suit. In fact, the Paralympic team of India had come up with their best-ever performance in the previous edition. The Edition was hosted in Rio, Brazil. India had won a total of four medals, out of which two were Gold.
Tokyo Paralympics 2020 will start on 24th August 2021 and will continue till 5th September 2021.However, India will be participating in nine sporting events and 43 athletes will represent the country.
Let’s take a better look at the schedule of Indian Athletes in the Paralympic 2020.
India’s Schedule at Tokyo Paralympics 2020:
|Ranjeet Bhati||Men’s Javelin Throw F-57||Saturday, August 28|
|Nishad Kumar and Ram Pal||High jump T-47 Final||Sunday, August 29|
|Devendra Jhajharia, Ajeet Singh, and Sundar Singh Gurjar||Men’s Javelin Throw F-46||Monday, August 30|
|Sandeep Chaudhary and Sumit||Men’s Javelin Throw F-64||Monday, August 30|
|Yogesh Kathuniya and Vinod Kumar||Discus throw F-56 event||Monday, August 30|
|Mariyappan Thangavelu, Sharad Kumar, and Varun Singh Bhatti||High jump T-63 Final||Tuesday, August 31|
|Amit Kumar and Dharambir||Club throw F-51||Wednesday, September 1|
|Arvind||Shot put F-35||Thursday, September 2|
|Praveen Kumar||High jump T-64||Friday, September 3|
|Navdeep||Javelin Throw F-41||Saturday, September 4|
Also Read : Tokyo Olympics 2020 : Final Medals Table.
The Paralympic was delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic in 2020 and will now be played from August 24th to September 5th in Japan’s capital, Tokyo. The disabled athletes will take part in 28 sporting events as Badminton and Taekwondo will make their debut in the games.