India scripts history at Tokyo Paralympics, heroes return home with record tally of 19 medals

India has created history at the Tokyo Paralympics, returning home with as many as 19 medals, their best-ever tally in a single edition of the Paralympics by far

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India has created history at the Tokyo Paralympics, returning home with as many as 19 medals, their best-ever tally in a single edition of the Paralympics by far. With as many as 5 gold medals, 8 silver medals and 6 bronze medals.

India finished inside the top 25 in the medal table at the Tokyo Paralympics, going past their previous-best by 15 medals.

It all started with a table tennis medal with Bhavinaben Patel becoming the first Indian to win a table tennis medal at the Paralympics. It ended with two badminton players winning medals as Krishna Nagar won a historic gold in the men's singles SH6 category and Suhas Yathiraj, an IAS officer, winning silver in the SL4 category.


Full list of India's medalists from Tokyo Paralympics

Avani Lekhara - Gold - Women's 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1

Pramod Bhagat - Gold - Men's singles SL3 badminton

Krishna Nagar - Gold - Men's singles SH6 badminton

Sumit Antil - Gold - Men's Javelin Throw F64

Manish Narwal - Gold - Mixed 50m Pistol SH1

Bhavinaben Patel - Silver - Women's Singles Class 4 Table Tennis

Singhraj - Silver - Mixed 50m Pistol SH1

Yogesh Kathuniya - Silver - Men's Discus F56

Nishad Kumar - Silver - Men's High Jump T47

Mariyappan Thangavelu - Silver - Men's High Jump T63

Praveen Kumar - Silver - Men's High Jump T64

Devendra Jhajharia - Silver - Men's Javelin F46

Suhas Yathiraj - Silver - Men's Singles Badminton SL4

Avani Lekhara - Bronze - Women's 50m Rifle 3 Positions SH1

Harvinder Singh - Bronze - Men's Individual Recurve Archery

Sharad Kumar- Bronze - Men's High Jump T63

Sundar Singh Gurjar -Bronze- Men's Javelin Throw F46

Manoj Sarkar - Bronze - Men's Singles Badminton SL3

Singhraj - Bronze - Men's 10m Air Pistol SH1

Sport-wise tally of India's medals at Tokyo Paralympics

Athletics - 8

Shooting - 5

Badminton - 4

Archery - 1

Table Tenni - 1

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