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New Delhi, Sep 8 (PTI) Sports Minister Anurag Thakur on Wednesday felicitated the 17medal-winners from the Tokyo Paralympics, saying he expects them to shatter more records in the 2024 Paris ...

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Shooter Manish Narwal, who won gold medal in the Tokyo Paralympics 2020, being greeted on his arrival in New Delhi. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • The athletes were received by Haryana Sports Minister Sandeep Singh
  • Amid thunderous applause, all the athletes were escorted out of the airport
  • India returned with 19 medals, including five gold, eight silver and six bronze

.New Delhi, Delhi, India
Sumit Antil wins Gold in the men's javelin throw F64 with a new world record of 68.55 at Tokyo 2020 Paralympics. (Photo credit: PTI)

  • In the 2016 Rio Paralympics, India had won 4 medals
  • India ended Tokyo Paralympics with 19 medals
  • Bhavina Patel won India's first medal at the Paralympic Games

Tokyo, Sep 5 (PTI) No Indian shooter could make the finals of the mixed 50m rifle prone SH1 event of the Paralympics with newly-discovered star Avani Lekhara ending 28th in the qualification ...

.Tokyo, Japan
India now have four gold, seven silver and six bronze medals to be placed 26th with one day left in the Games.(Photo credit: Twitter/@AvaniLekhara)

  • India clinched 2 gold medals, 1 silver and 1 bronze on Saturday
  • The day began with Manish Narwal winning the gold medal in the Mixed 50m Pistol SH1 final
  • In the same event, Singhraj Adana finished second to take the silver medal home

.Tokyo, Japan
Indian shooter Avani Lekhara poses for photographs while standing on the podium after receiving the gold medal in women's 10m air rifle SH1 event at the Tokyo Paralympics. (Photo Credit: Twitter/@mirabai_chanu)

  • There will be 11 para athletes from the Indian contingent at the closing cermony
  • 19-year-old Lekhara won gold medal in the R-2 women's 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 event on Monday
  • She also bagged a bronze in the 50m Rifle 3 Position SH1 event on Friday

Tokyo, Sep 4 (PTI) Shooter Avani Lekhara will be the flag bearer of country's contingent during the closing ceremony of the Tokyo Paralympics, here on Sunday.

Tokyo, Sep 4 (PTI) Shooter Singhraj Adana, who wrapped up his debut Paralympics campaign with two medals, on Saturday said his dream of seeing the Indian flag flying the highest in his event ...

Tokyo, Sep 4 (PTI) Shooter Manish Narwal smashed the Paralympic record to clinch India's third gold in the ongoing Tokyo Games, while compatriot Singhraj Adana bagged the silver to make it a ...

Tokyo, Sep 3 (PTI) Shooter Avani Lekhara scripted history once again, teen high-jumper Praveen Kumar knocked off an Asian record for his silver while Harvinder Singh became India's first archer ...