After Olympics high, India eyes a Paralympics repeat

After the high of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, where India finished with their best-ever haul of seven medals, the Paralympic Games, beginning today, holds another fortnight of promise.India at the Paralympics: Rio 2016 had given India more moments to celebrate from the Paralympics than the Olympics after managing its best-ever result — two golds, a silver and a bronze each. And chances of a repeat in Tokyo are high with Gursharan Singh, India's Chef de Mission for the Paralympics, expecting at least 15 medals, including five golds.In all, India have won 12 medals at the Paralympic Games — four golds and as many silver and bronze medals in 11 edition appearances.


  • NEWS Date 2021-August-24
  • News Category Sports

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