Tokyo Paralympic 2020 Indian Medal Winners

The history of the Paralympic Games dates back to 1948, when Sir Ludwig Guttmann, a physician working at a hospital in Stoke Mandeville, England, organized an archery competition involving World War II veterans with spinal cord injuries as part of their rehabilitation programme. In 1952 the event became an international competition, and from the 1960 Games in Rome, they have been held in the same host country as the Olympic Games. Since the 1988 Games in Seoul, they have been held shortly after the Olympic Games using the same venues and facilities.

Although the Paralympic Games were originally designed for rehabilitation purposes, the event has developed into an elite sports competition. Now athletes taking part in the Games represent, not only those needing the aid of wheelchairs but a more diverse spectrum of impairments. As such, the term Paralympic Games is now interpreted to mean "parallel Olympic Games" or "the other Olympic Games".

Name Sport Event Medal
Sumit AntilAthletics Men's Javelin Throw - F64Gold
Krishna NagarBadmintonMen's Singles SH6Gold
Pramod BhagatBadmintonMen's Singles SL3Gold
Manish NarwalShootingP4 - Mixed 50m Pistol SH1Gold
Avani LekharaShootingR2 - Women's 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1Gold
Yogesh KathuniyaAthleticsMen's Discus Throw - F56Silver
Nishad KumarAthleticsMen's High Jump - T47Silver
Thangavelu MariyappanAthleticsMen's High Jump - T63Silver
Praveen KumarAthleticsMen's High Jump - T64Silver
Devendra JhajariaAthleticsMen's Javelin Throw - F46Silver
Suhas YathirajBadmintonMen's Singles SL4Silver
Bhavinaben Hasmukhbhai PatelTable TennisWomen's Singles - Class 4Silver
Singhraj AdhanaShootingP4 - Mixed 50m Pistol SH1Silver
Sharad KumarAthleticsMen's High Jump - T63Bronze
Harvinder SinghArcheryMen's Individual Recurve - OpenBronze
Sunder Singh GurjarAthleticsMen's Javelin Throw - F46Bronze
Manoj SarkarBadmintonMen's Singles SL3Bronze
Singhraj AdhanaShootingP1 - Men's 10m Air Pistol SH1Bronze
Avani LekharaShootingR8 - Women's 50m Rifle 3 Positions SH1Bronze

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