Tokyo Paralympics: India completed with 5 gold, eight silver and 6 bronze medals.© Twitter
India registered its largest ever medal haul on the Paralympic Video games ending with 5 gold, eight silver and 6 bronze medals in Tokyo. With a complete of 19 medals, India went previous its earlier greatest tally of 4 medals on the 2016 Video games in Rio de Janeiro. In truth, India had a complete medal rely of 12 earlier than the Tokyo Paralympics, however the tally now stands at 31. India had gone into the Video games with an unprecedented contingent of 54 athletes.
India gained its first medal of the Video games by means of Bhavinaben Patel, who introduced house silver in desk tennis ladies’s singles (Class 4), whereas Krishna Nagar gained gold in badminton males’s singles (SH6) to finish India’s marketing campaign in type on the final day of the Video games.
Indian shooters introduced house two gold medals, and 5 in complete. Avani Lekhara and Singhraj Adana gained two medals every.
India shone in athletics as nicely, with 4 medals in excessive leap, three in javelin throw and one in discus throw.
Javelin thrower Sumit Antil secured the one athletics gold medal on the Tokyo Paralympics for India.
India additionally had a superb outing in badminton, which was being performed on the Paralympics for the primary time this yr.
India’s gorgeous performances on the Tokyo Paralympics follows the nation registering its greatest medal haul within the Olympic Video games as nicely, with a tally of seven.
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