India’s unprecedented Paralympics campaign ends with a golden hue | Tokyo Paralympics News

India's unprecedented Paralympics campaign ends with a golden hue | Tokyo Paralympics News

Promises made, promises kept. It’s time to say sayonara. Tokyo has been richly rewarding for Indian athletes, and all good things must come to an end. Of course, there’s that temptation to sign off with one final flourish. So, on an overcast, drizzly Sunday, para shuttlers Krishna Nagar and Noida’s district magistrate Suhas Yathiraj did … Read more

Tokyo Paralympics: India finishes 24th with record 19 medals | Tokyo Paralympics News

Tokyo Paralympics: India finishes 24th with record 19 medals | Tokyo Paralympics News

TOKYO: Inspirational, incredible and indomitable. India’s paralympians managed to be all these and much more in an epoch-making campaign at the Tokyo Games where an unparalleled 19 medals, including five gold, helped them sign off 24th in the overall tally — the highest ever. Speechless! Historic performance by #IND at the #Tokyo2020 #Paralympics !🤩🎉✨ Thank … Read more

Tokyo Paralympics: Suhas Yathiraj claims silver in badminton | Tokyo Paralympics News

Tokyo Paralympics: Suhas Yathiraj claims silver in badminton | Tokyo Paralympics News

TOKYO: India’s Suhas Lalinakere Yathiraj ended his campaign with a historic silver after going down fighting against top seed Lucas Mazur of France in the men’s singles SL4 class final at the Tokyo Paralympics here on Sunday. The 38-year-old Noida district magistrate, who has an impairment in one of his ankles, produced an entertaining performance … Read more

Tokyo Paralympics: Shuttler Tarun Dhillon loses to Fredy Setiawan in bronze medal match | Tokyo Paralympics News

Tokyo Paralympics: Shuttler Tarun Dhillon loses to Fredy Setiawan in bronze medal match | Tokyo Paralympics News

TOKYO: Indian shuttler Tarun Dhillon missed out on a bronze medal after he faced a defeat at the hands of Indonesia’s Fredy Setiawan in the men’s singles SL4 event of the Tokyo Paralympics on Sunday. Setiawan defeated Tarun in straight sets 21-17, 21-11 to clinch the bronze medal match in just 32 minutes. Tarun got … Read more

Tokyo Paralympics: Arvind ends 7th in men’s shot put F35 event | Tokyo Paralympics News

Tokyo Paralympics: Arvind ends 7th in men's shot put F35 event | Tokyo Paralympics News

TOKYO: India’s Arvind ended seventh in the men’s shot put F35 event of the Paralympics here on Thursday. Making his debut at the Games, the 28-year-old’s best effort was a 13.48m throw in the eight-strong field. The gold medal in this event went to Uzbekistan’s Khusniddin Norbekov, who produced a season’s best effort of 16.13m. … Read more

Pramod Bhagat: Top seed Pramod Bhagat sails into semifinals | Tokyo Paralympics News

Pramod Bhagat: Top seed Pramod Bhagat sails into semifinals | Tokyo Paralympics News

TOKYO: World No.1 Pramod Bhagat sailed into the men’s singles semifinals after beating Ukraine’s Oleksandr Chyrkov in his second group A match of the Tokyo Paralympics badminton event here on Thursday as the country’s shuttlers expectedly produced strong performances. The 33-year-old, also a reigning world champion, saw off Chyrkov 21-12, 21-9 in 26 minutes to … Read more

Shuttlers Suhas, Tarun win; Kohli-Parmar duo loses at Tokyo Paralympics | Tokyo Paralympics News

Shuttlers Suhas, Tarun win; Kohli-Parmar duo loses at Tokyo Paralympics | Tokyo Paralympics News

TOKYO: Indian shuttlers Suhas Yathiraj and Tarun Dhillon made impressive starts to their campaign in men’s singles SL4 class on the second day of the badminton competition at the Tokyo Paralympics here on Thursday. The 38-year-old Suhas took just 19 minutes to see off Germany’s Jan Niklas Pott 21-9, 21-3 in a lopsided group A … Read more