Will try to double India’s Tokyo Paralympics tally in Paris 2024, says PCI chief Deepa Malik | Tokyo Paralympics News

Will try to double India's Tokyo Paralympics tally in Paris 2024, says PCI chief Deepa Malik | Tokyo Paralympics News

TOKYO: Deepa Malik, the president of the Paralympic Committee of India (PCI), is confident of doubling the medal tally in Paris 2024 after Indian athletes put on an outstanding show in the 2020 Tokyo Games. The Indian contingent on Sunday finished their campaign at the Paralympic Games at an all-time high by securing a total … Read more

Deepa Malik: Avani Lekhara has emerged as role model, proud of her | Tokyo Paralympics News

Deepa Malik: Avani Lekhara has emerged as role model, proud of her | Tokyo Paralympics News

TOKYO: Paralympic Committee of India (PCI) President Deepa Malik on Friday lauded shooter Avani Lekhara, who created history by becoming the first Indian woman to win two Paralympic medals, saying the trailblazing athlete has emerged as a “role model” for the country’s youngsters. “She has risen above all the challenges. The way she (Lekhara) showed … Read more

Tokyo Paralympics: Taekwondo star Aruna Tanwar taken for scans, hairline fracture suspected | Tokyo Paralympics News

Tokyo Paralympics: Taekwondo star Aruna Tanwar taken for scans, hairline fracture suspected | Tokyo Paralympics News

TOKYO: India’s taekwondo player Aruna Tanwar has been taken for scans after she injured herself in the ongoing Tokyo Paralympics on Thursday. It is suspected that she has a hairline fracture. According to the medical document, the medical examiner has certified that the injured athlete cannot compete in the showpiece event until she gets further … Read more

Tokyo Paralympics: Nishad Kumar has taken game to new heights, says Deepa Malik | Tokyo Paralympics News

Tokyo Paralympics: Nishad Kumar has taken game to new heights, says Deepa Malik | Tokyo Paralympics News

NEW DELHI: Deepa Malik, the President of the Paralympic Committee of India (PCI) on Sunday congratulated Nishad Kumar for winning a silver medal in the men’s high jump event at the ongoing Tokyo Paralympics. With a jump of 2.06m, Kumar sealed the silver medal and also went on to create an Asian record. “Congratulations to … Read more

India at Paralympics: Meet the past medallists | Tokyo Paralympics News

India at Paralympics: Meet the past medallists | Tokyo Paralympics News

NEW DELHI: With the Tokyo Paralympics opening on Tuesday, here’s a look at all the past Indian medallists. India have won 12 medals, including four gold, and as many silver and bronze medals in the Summer Paralympics since its debut at the 1968 Games. 1972, Heidelberg ParalympicsMURLIKANT PETKAR: GOLDPetkar won the country’s first ever medal … Read more

India will win at least 15 medals including 5 golds at Tokyo Paralympics: Chef-de-Mission | Tokyo Olympics News

India will win at least 15 medals including 5 golds at Tokyo Paralympics: Chef-de-Mission | Tokyo Olympics News

NEW DELH: India’s Chef de Mission for the Tokyo Paralympics, Gursharan Singh believes the country will produce its best ever performance this year, returning with at least 15 medals including five golds. India will field its largest ever contingent with 54 athletes set to compete in nine sports including – Para Archery, Para Athletics, Para … Read more

54-member Indian team for Tokyo Paralympics accorded warm send-off | More sports News

54-member Indian team for Tokyo Paralympics accorded warm send-off | More sports News

NEW DELHI: A 54-member Indian team for the upcoming Tokyo Paralympics was on Thursday accorded a warm send-off by Sports Minister Anurag Thakur and the national governing body, with high hopes that the country will return with its best ever performance. The team has some of the brightest medal prospects like Devendra Jhajharia, seeking his … Read more

Indian para-athletes will create history in Tokyo Games: Deepa Malik | More sports News

Indian para-athletes will create history in Tokyo Games: Deepa Malik | More sports News

NEW DELHI: Deepa Malik, the Rio Paralympics silver medallist, has backed the Indian contingent going to the Tokyo Paralympics to create history. India is sending its largest-ever contingent to the Paralympic Games in Tokyo — 54 para-sportspersons across nine sports disciplines. Deepa Malik, the President of the Paralympic Committee of India (PCI), was quick to … Read more

Anurag Thakur: Sports minister Anurag Thakur launches official theme song for India’s Paralympic contingent | More sports News

Anurag Thakur: Sports minister Anurag Thakur launches official theme song for India's Paralympic contingent | More sports News

NEW DELHI: Sports minister Anurag Thakur on Tuesday virtually launched the theme song ‘Kar De Kamaal Tu’ for the country’s Paralympic contingent and urged the public to cheer the para athletes during the upcoming Games in Tokyo. The song is composed and sung by divyang cricket player Sanjeev Singh, who is a resident of Lucknow. … Read more

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