The Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games started on August 24 with a grand opening ceremony and ended on September 5. Just like the 2020 Tokyo Olympicswas held under strict COVID-19 protocols, the 2020 Paralympics is also following the same measures to keep the COVID-19 infection from spreading in the village and among athletes.

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In view of the rising COVID-19 cases, fans were banned from the Paralympics, though the organisers are still trying to allow children in some venues.On the last day of the Tokyo Paralympics, China finished with 207 medals – 96 gold, 60 silver and 51 bronze. Great Britain ended their Paralympics 2020 journey with 124 medals – 41 gold, 38 silver and 45 bronze.  

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Third on the list is the United States, which has claimed 104 medals, including 37 gold, 36 silver and 31 bronze. It is followed by the Russian Paralympic Committee, which has 118 medals in all — 36 gold medals, 33 silver and 49 bronze.

Here’s a look at the medal tally of the Tokyo Paralympics so far: 

India won two medals on the final of the Tokyo Paralympics, taking its overall tally to 19  — five gold, eighth silver and six bronze — and is now at the 24th spot.

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Even on the last day of competitions, India’s medal rush did not stop and Krishna Nagar won a gold after Noida’s District Magistrate Suhas Yathiraj signed off his brilliant run with a silver to complete a remarkable badminton show.

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The duo’s performance was like icing on the cake for the contingent which found new heroes, celebrated some established ones and brought para-sports firmly into spotlight in India.The Paralympics is featuring around 4,500 athletes from 163 countries but competing in 540 events in 22 sports. The number of events are more in Paralympics as there are different classifications depending on the level of disability.