Jaipur. India registered its biggest ever medal haul on the Paralympic Games completing with 5 gold, 8 silver and 6 bronze medals in Tokyo. With a complete of 19 medals, India went beyond its preceding pleasant tally of 4 medals at 2016 Games in Rio de Janeiro. In fact, India had a complete medal count of 12 earlier than the Tokyo Paralympics, however the number now stands at 31. India had long past into the Games with an remarkable group of fifty four athletes.
India received its first medal of the Games via Bhavinaben Patel, who delivered domestic silver in table tennis women’s singles, at the same time as Krishna Nagar received gold in badminton men’s singles to quit India’s marketing campaign in fashion at the final day of the Games.
India won in athletics as well, with 4 medals in high jump, 3 in javelin throw and one in discus throw.
Javelin thrower Sumit Antil secured the simplest athletics gold medal on the Tokyo Paralympics for India.
India additionally had a very good trip in badminton, which become being performed on the Paralympics for the primary time this year.