Tokyo Paralympics: India finishes 24th with record 19 medals

Indian contingent finished their campaign at the Tokyo Paralympic Games 2020 at an all-time high by securing a total of 19 medals which includes 5 gold, 8 silver, and 6 bronze medals.

India sent its biggest ever contingent of 54 para-athletes across as many as 9 sporting disciplines at the Games. Badminton and Taekwondo made their debut in Tokyo, both of which were represented by India.Since making its first appearance at the Paralympics in 1968, India had won 12 medals in total till the 2016 Rio edition.

The country has now massively improved upon that entire number by 7 medals at the Tokyo Paralympics 2020 alone.