Tokyo Paralympics LIVE: Indian Contingent at Tokyo Paralympics Live Stream, Dates, Time, Schedule, All you want to know

Tokyo Paralympics LIVE: Indian Contingent at Tokyo Paralympics Live Stream, Dates, Time, Schedule, All you want to know: The upcoming Tokyo Paralympics 2021 is set to begin a couple of weeks after the Tokyo Olympics. After the event was delayed by a year due to the global pandemic. The Games will feature 539 events across 22 sports at 21 venues. Follow insidesport.co for all the live updates of the Tokyo Paralympics.

This year, Tokyo Paralympics 2021 will witness Badminton and Taekwondo making their debut along with the regular sports. Here’s a look at the entire schedule of the event and Indian athletes taking part in the Paralympics.

In the 2016 Rio Olympics, 19 Indian para-athletes featured in the event across five sports clinching two Gold, one Silver, and one Bronze medal.

Indian athletes have appeared in every edition of the SummerParalympics since 1984 made though they made their official debut at the 1968 Summer Paralympics.

When will the Tokyo Paralympics begin?

The last time Paralympic games were held in Japan was way back in the year 1964 and so the organizers will be keen to make the event more successful with COVID-19 measures in place.

The upcoming Paralympic Games is set to begin on Tuesday, August 24, 2021, and will be completed on Sunday, September 5, 2021.

Tokyo Paralympics Schedule

India at Tokyo Paralympics:
India will be participating in 9 sports and send 43 athletes to the Paralympics.
Sport Men Women Total Events
Men Women Mixed Total
Archery 4 1 5 2 1 1 4
Athletics 20 4 24 13 3 0 16
Badminton 5 2 7 3 1 0 4
Paracanoeing 0 1 1 0 1 0 1
Powerlifting 1 1 2 1 1 0 2
Shooting 8 2 10 3 3 4 10
Swimming 2 0 2 3 0 0 3
Table Tennis 0 2 2 0 2 0 2
Taekwondo 0 1 1 0 1 0 1
Total 40 14 54 25 13 5 43

 

Around Rs. 26 crores have been spent for the para-sports in the current Olympic cycle. A total of Rs. 6.1 crores have been spent under TOPS on the current core athletes in form of support towards foreign exposure, equipment, sports science services, coaching and out-of-pocket allowance,” read a document accessed by ANI.

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India at Tokyo Paralympics:

Archery

India archers have achieved quota places for the following events from 2019 World Archery Para Championships 2019.

Men: 

  • Harvinder Singh (Recurve individual open)
  • Vivek Chikara (Recurve individual open)
  • Rakesh Kumar (Compound individual open)
  • Shyam Sundar Swami (Compound individual open)

Women:

Jyoti Baliyan (Compound individual open)

Athletics

The following Indian athletes have achieved the quota places by virtue of finishing in the top 4 at the 2019 World Para Athletics Championship in Dubai, Qualification Ranking Allocation, Qualification Ranking Allocation, and High-Performance Allocation.

Men:

  • Devendra Jhajharia, Ajeet Singh, and Sundar Singh Gurjar (all javelin F-46),
  • Sandeep Chaudhary and Sumit (both javelin F-64),
  • Mariyappan Thangavelu, Sharad Kumar, and Varun Singh Bhatti (all high jump T-63),
  • Amit Kumar and Dharambir (both club throw F-51),
  • Nishad Kumar and Ram Pal (both high jump T-47),
  • Sonam Rana (shot put F-57),
  • Navdeep (javelin F-41),
  • Praveen Kumar (high jump T-64),
  • Yogesh Kathuniya (discus throw F-56),
  • Vinod Kumar (discus throw F-56),
  • Ranjeet Bhati (javelin F-57),
  • Arvind (shot put F-35),
  • Tek Chand (javelin F-54).

Women:

  • Ekta Bhyan and Kashish Lakra (both club throw F-51)
  • Bhagyashri Jadhav (shot put F-34)
  • Simran (100m T-13).

Reserve:

Sandi Sanjay Sagar (men’s javelin F-64).

Badminton

Badminton is making its debut at the Paralympic Games. 

Men:

  • Pramod Bhagat
  • Manoj Sarkar
  • Tarun Dhillon
  • Suhas Lalinakere Yathiraj
  • Krishna Nagar

Women:

  • Paul Parmar, Palak Kohli (Women’s doubles)

India at Tokyo Paralympics:

Para Canoeing

Prachi Yadav is set to become India’s first paracanoe athlete at the Tokyo Paralympics. She got quota through finished 8th in ICF Championship 2019.

  • Prachi Yadav

Powerlifting

Men:

Jaideep Deswal (Men’s 65kgs)

Women:

Sakina Khatun (Women’s 50kgs)

Tokyo Paralympics LIVE: Indian Contingent at Tokyo Paralympics Live Stream, Dates, Time, Schedule, All you want to know

Shooting

Indian shooters achieved quota places for the following events by the achievement of their best finishes at the 2018 World Shooting Para Sport Championships, 2018 World Shooting Para Sport World Cup, Châteauroux, 2019 World Shooting Para Sport World Cup, Al Ain, and 2019 World Shooting Para Sport Championships, Sydney.

Men:

  • Manish Narwal (10m air pistol)
  • Deepender Singh (10m air pistol)
  • Singhraj (10m air pistol)
  • Swaroop Mahavir Unhalkar (10m air rifle standing)
  • Deepak Saini (50m rifle positions, 10m air rifle standing)

Women:

  • Rubin Francis (10m air pistol)
  • Avani Lekhara (10m air rifle, 50m air rifle)

Mixed:

  • Rahul Jakhar, Akash (25m pistol)
  • Manish Narwal, Singhraj, Akash (50m pistol)
  • Deepak Saini, Sidhartha Babu, Avani Lekhara (10m air rifle)
  • Avani Lekhara, Deepak Saini, Siddhartha Babu (50m air rifle)

India at Tokyo Paralympics:

Swimming:

  • Niranjan Mukundan (50m Butterfly)
  • Suyash Jadhav (50m Butterfly, 200m individual medley)

Table Tennis:

  • Sonalben Madhubhai Patel
  • Bhavina Hasmukhbhai Patel

Taekwondo:

  • Aruna Singh Tomar (Women’s 44-49kgs)

Tokyo Paralympics LIVE: Indian Contingent at Tokyo Paralympics Live Stream, Dates, Time, Schedule, All you want to know

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