Manish Narwal: Want to win at least 5 Paralympic medals for India, says gold-medallist shooter Manish Narwal | Tokyo Paralympics News

NEW DELHI: “Want to win at least five Paralympic medals for my country,” India shooter Manish Narwal told Timesofindia.com after smashing the Paralympic record to win a gold medal in the P4 Mixed 50m Pistol SH1 event in his debut outing in Tokyo. But the 19-year-old Narwal, who shot a total of 218.2 to clinch … Read more

TT robot facilitated by SAI helped me create history at Paralympics, says Bhavina Patel | Tokyo Paralympics News

TT robot facilitated by SAI helped me create history at Paralympics, says Bhavina Patel | Tokyo Paralympics News

NEW DELHI: When the COVID-19 pandemic derailed her preparations for the Paralympics, table tennis player Bhavinaben Patel found a perfect practice partner in a robot provided by the Sports Authority of India, an assistance which she feels, made all the difference in her historic silver-winning show in Tokyo. Patel became the first Indian table tennis … Read more

Tokyo Paralympics: Mom’s special day as Noida DM Suhas grabs historic silver | Tokyo Paralympics News

Tokyo Paralympics: Mom's special day as Noida DM Suhas grabs historic silver | Tokyo Paralympics News

All her prayers and wishes were for her son to win at least a bronze medal but as Suhas Yathiraj climbed one more step on the podium, Jayashree was more than happy for her son who created history at the Paralympics in men’s badminton that added another feather to the IAS officer’s cap. “Even though … Read more

Tokyo Paralympics: My gold is an answer to those who questioned my disability, says Krishna Nagar | Tokyo Paralympics News

Tokyo Paralympics: My gold is an answer to those who questioned my disability, says Krishna Nagar | Tokyo Paralympics News

JAIPUR: Krishna Nagar‘s relentless battle to prove to the world ‘I am no less than others’ finally ended with a gold medal at the Tokyo Paralympics on Sunday. The 4 feet-5 inch tall shuttler feels his win is a testimony to the fact that no disability is big enough to stop you from reaching great … Read more

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 bids colourful farewell to ‘historic, fantastic’ Paralympics | Tokyo Paralympics News

Tokyo bids colourful farewell to 'historic, fantastic' Paralympics | Tokyo Paralympics News

TOKYO: Tokyo bid a colourful farewell to the Paralympics on Sunday after 12 days of stereotype-defying, record-shattering performances despite a year-long pandemic delay. International Paralympic Committee chief Andrew Parsons declared the Games closed on a cool night in the Olympic Stadium, saying they had “not just been historic, they’ve been fantastic”. It was a Games … Read more

Tokyo Paralympics: Just want to live in this moment, says Krishna Nagar | Tokyo Paralympics News

Tokyo Paralympics: Just want to live in this moment, says Krishna Nagar | Tokyo Paralympics News

TOKYO: Indian badminton player Krishna Nagar on Sunday said Sunday’s gold medal at the Paralympics was nothing short of a blessing as he was over the moon for just being able to compete in the Games. Nagar defeated Hong Kong’s Chu Man Kai 21-17, 16-21, 21-17 in the men’s singles SH6 class final to claim … Read more

Tokyo Paralympics will motivate generations of athletes to pursue sports: PM Modi | Cricket News

Tokyo Paralympics will motivate generations of athletes to pursue sports: PM Modi | Cricket News

NEW DELHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said that the Tokyo Paralympics will hold a special place in the history of Indian sports and it will motivate generations of athletes to pursue sports. “In the history of Indian sports, the Tokyo #Paralympics will always have a special place. The games will remain etched in … Read more

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

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

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