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India's schedule at Tokyo Paralympics 2020: All you need to know about events, dates and participants

Rio Paralympics - Day 6
Rio Paralympics - Day 6
Farzan Mohamed

India will have its biggest ever contingent at the Tokyo Paralympics 2020 as 54 athletes will represent the country across nine different sports. In contrast, the Rio Paralympics saw 19 athletes from India participate.

Indian para-athletes will compete in archery, athletics, badminton, shooting, table tennis, para canoeing, swimming, powerlifting and taekwondo.

The Tokyo Paralympics 2020 will begin on August 25 and end on September 6 2021.

High jumper Mariyappan Thangavelu will be the nation's flag bearer at the Tokyo Paralympics 2020.


India at Tokyo Paralympics 2020: Events, dates & participants

Archery

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 & TBC


Badminton

Wednesday, September 1

Men's Singles SL3 - Pramod Bhagat, Manoj Sarkar

Women's Singles SU5 - Palak Kohli

Mixed Doubles SL3-SU5 - Pramod Bhagat & Palak Kohli

Thursday, September 2

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 & Palak Kohli


Para Canoeing

Thursday, September 2

Women's VL2 - Prachi Yadav


Powerlifting

Friday, August 27

Men's 65kg - Jaideep Deswal

Women's 50kg - Sakina Khatun


Swimming

Friday, August 27

200 Individual Medley SM7 - Suyash Jadhav

Friday, September 3

50m Butterfly S7 - Suyash Jadhav, Niranjan Mukundan


Table Tennis

Wednesday, August 25

Individual C3 - Sonalben Madhubhai Patel

Individual C4 - Bhavina Hasmukhbhai Patel


Taekwondo

Thursday, September 2

Women's K44 -49kg - Aruna Tanwar


Shooting

Monday, August 30

Men's R1 – 10 m air rifle standing SH1 - Swaroop Mahavir Unhalkar, Deepak Saini

Women's R2 – 10 m air rifle SH1 - Avani Lekhara

Tuesday, August 31

Men's P1 – 10 m air pistol SH1 - Manish Narwal, Deepender Singh, Singhraj

Women's P2 – 10 m air pistol SH1 - Rubina Francis

Wednesday, September 1

Mixed R3 – 10 m air rifle prone SH1 - Deepak Saini, Sidhartha Babu & Avani Lekhara

Thursday, September 2

Mixed P3 - 25 m pistol SH1 - Akash & Rahul Jakhar

Friday, September 3

Men's R7 - 50 m rifle 3 positions SH1 - Deepak Saini

Women's R8 – 50 m rifle 3 positions SH1 - Avani Lekhara

Saturday, September 4

Mixed P4 – 50 m pistol SH1 - Akash, Manish Narwal & Singhraj

Sunday, September 5

Mixed R6 – 50 m rifle prone SH1 - Deepak Saini, Avani Lekhara & Sidhartha Babu


Athletics

Saturday, August 28

Men's Javelin Throw F57 - Ranjeet Bhati

Sunday, August 29

Men's Discus Throw F52 - Vinod Kumar

Men's High Jump T47 - Nishad Kumar, Ram Pal

Monday, August 30

Men's Discus Throw F56 - Yogesh Kathuniya

Men's Javelin Throw F46 - Sundar Singh Gurjar, Ajeet Singh, Devendra Jhajharia

Men's Javelin Throw F64 - Sumit Antil, Sandeep Choudhary

Tuesday, August 31

Men's High Jump T63 - Sharad Kumar, Mariyappan Thangavelu, Varun Singh Bhati

Women's 100m T13 - Simran

Women's Shot Put F34 - Bhagyashri Madavrao Jadhav

Wednesday, September 1

Men's Club Throw F51 - Dharambir Nain, Amit Kumar Saroha

Thursday, September 2

Men's Shot Put F35 - Arvind Malik

Friday, September 3

Men's High Jump T64 - Praveen Kumar

Men's Javelin Throw F54 - Tek Chand

Men's Shot Put F57 - Soman Rana

Women's Club Throw F51 - Ekta Bhyan, Kashish Lakra

Saturday, September 4

Men's Javelin Throw F41 - Navdeep Singh


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Edited by SANJAY K K

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