Tokyo Paralympics Schedule for 2021
It’s time for para-athletes from all around the world to show their mettle at the Tokyo Paralympic Games 2020. With curtains falling on the Tokyo Olympics with a stellar closing ceremony at the National Stadium in Tokyo the sports enthusiasts all over the world can now turn their attention towards the Paralympic Games. Know about India’s full Tokyo Paralympics Schedule.
This time around India is sending its largest contingent of 54 members for these games. This contingent includes several bright medal prospects.
Indian citizens have high hopes from their athletes especially after India’s chef de mission said that India would win 15 medals including 5 golds.
Here is the full list of India’s Tokyo Paralympics schedule where you’ll be able to watch our Indian para-athletes participating:
Both Sonalben and Bhavina earned their quota through overall Rankings allocation.
Individual C3 – Sonalben Madhubhai Patel
Individual C4 – Bhavina Hasmukhbhai Patel
Sakina Khatun and Jaideep Deswal, both received a bipartite invitation. This would be Jaideep’s second Paralympics as he has already represented India in Lonon 2012 in athletics.
Men’s 65kg – Jaideep Deswal
Women’s 50kg – Sakina Khatun
Suyash Jadhav successfully entered the Paralympic slot after he achieved the MQS. Later Niranjan Mukundan received a bipartite invitation.
200 Individual Medley SM7 – Suyash Jadhav
50m Butterfly S7 – Suyash Jadhav, Niranjan Mukundan
India archers performed well and achieved the archery quota places from the 2019 World Archery Para Championships.
Harvinder Singh and Vivek Chikara became the first archers from India to qualify for the games. Later others joined them.
Friday, August 27
Men’s Recurve Individual Open – Harvinder Singh, Vivek Chikara
Men’s Compound Individual Open – Rakesh Kumar, Shyam Sundar Swami
Women’s Compound Individual Open – Jyoti Baliyan
Compound Mixed Team Open – Jyoti Baliyan and TBC
The first Indian Para Pistol shooters to qualify for the Paralympics were Manish Narwal and Deepender Singh after they bagged the gold and silver medal at the 2018 World Shooting Para Sport World Cup.
In subsequent tournaments, they were joined by others by virtue of their exemplary performance.
Men’s R1 – 10 m air rifle standing SH1 – Swaroop Mahavir Unhalkar, Deepak Saini
Women’s R2 – 10 m air rifle SH1 – Avani Lekhara
Men’s P1 – 10 m air pistol SH1 – Manish Narwal, Deepender Singh, Singhraj
Women’s P2 – 10 m air pistol SH1 – Rubina Francis
Mixed R3 – 10 m air rifle prone SH1 – Deepak Saini, Sidhartha Babu & Avani Lekhara
Mixed P3 – 25 m pistol SH1 – Akash & Rahul Jakhar
Men’s R7 – 50 m rifle 3 positions SH1 – Deepak Saini
Women’s R8 – 50 m rifle 3 positions SH1 – Avani Lekhara
Mixed P4 – 50 m pistol SH1 – Akash, Manish Narwal and Singhraj
Mixed R6 – 50 m rifle prone SH1 – Deepak Saini, Avani Lekhara and Sidhartha Babu
This game is making its debut at the Paralympics. All Indian athletes have qualified through qualification rankings or bipartite invitation.
Men’s Singles SL3 – Pramod Bhagat, Manoj Sarkar
Women’s Singles SU5 – Palak Kohli
Mixed Doubles SL3-SU5 – Pramod Bhagat & Palak Kohli
Men’s Singles SL4 – Suhas Lalinakere Yathiraj, Tarun Dhillon
Men’s Singles SS6 – Krishna Nagar
Women’s Singles SL4 – Parul Parmar
Women’s Doubles SL3-SU5 – Parul Parmar and Palak Kohli
Prachi Yadav will become India’s first Paracanoe athlete at the Tokyo Paralympics. She finished 8th in ICF Championship 2019 and earned a quota.
Women’s VL2 – Prachi Yadav
Aruna Tanwar received the bipartite invitation and thus got a quota for women’s –49 kg events.
Women’s K44 -49kg – Aruna Tanwar
India secured qualification places for the Paralympics through world rankings and World Championships.
The Indian athletics contingent has historically fared well with multiple medals. Hopes from the athletes would be high this time too.
Men’s Javelin Throw F57 – Ranjeet Bhati
Men’s Discus Throw F52 – Vinod Kumar
Men’s High Jump T47 – Nishad Kumar, Ram Pal
Men’s Discus Throw F56 – Yogesh Kathuniya
Javelin Throw F46 in Men’s Category– Sundar Singh Gurjar, Ajeet Singh, Devendra Jhajharia
Men’s Javelin Throw F64 – Sumit Antil, Sandeep Choudhary
Women’s 100m T13 – Simran
Women’s Shot Put F34 – Bhagyashri Madavrao Jadhav
Men’s Club Throw F51 – Dharambir Nain, Amit Kumar Saroha
Men’s Shot Put F35 – Arvind Malik
Men’s High Jump T64 – Praveen Kumar
Javelin Throw F54 in Men’s Category– Tek Chand
Men’s Shot Put F57 – Soman Rana
Women’s Club Throw F51 – Ekta Bhyan, Kashish Lakra
Men’s Javelin Throw F41 – Navdeep Singh
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