Paralympics kick off tomorrow; 54 players representing India

Sports 2021-08-23

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  • The Paralympics 2020 kicks off in Tokyo on Tuesday.

  • 54 athletes will represent India in the tournament.

  • It is the largest team in the history of India.

The Paralympics 2020 kicks off in Tokyo on Tuesday. 54 athletes will represent India in the tournament. It is the largest team in the history of India. The Indian athletes will compete in nine disciplines, including archery, athletics (track and field), badminton, swimming, and weightlifting.

Mariappan Thankavelu, gold medalist at the 2016 Paralympics in Rio, will fly the Indian flag during the inauguration ceremony. India is coming to Tokyo this year aiming for the best performance in the Paralympics. Last time in Rio, India won four medals, including two gold, one silver and one bronze. At that time, 19 people competed for the country.

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