India had a successful outing at the Paralympic Games 2020, winning a total of 19 medals (5 gold, 8 silver, 6 bronze) which allowed them to end the multination event on the 24th spot. China lead the Tokyo Paralympics 2020 medals tally, followed by Great Britain and the United States. Meanwhile, you can check the country-wise medal tally and of course the full table with the exact number of gold, silver and bronze medals below. The Tokyo Paralympics 2020 is witnessing participation from about 160 nations. Tokyo Paralympics 2020: Meet SOMEITY, The Official Mascot of Summer Games.
Apart from India, there are many other counties like Pakistan, Afghanistan, Armenia, the USA, China, Canada, South Korea and many others who will be actually hunting for that glory. In total 4,403 athletes (2,550 male/1,853 female) will compete across 22 sports and 23 disciplines and the Tokyo Paralympics 2020 has even set a record for the same. This year's mega-event has witnessed the highest number of female participants. In total 1,853 female athletes will compete at Tokyo 2020. India has sent 54 athletes who will be competing in nine sports disciplines including Archery, Athletics (Track and Field), Badminton, Swimming, Weightlifting among others. Now, let's have a look at the medal tally below:
2020 Tokyo Paralympics Medal Table
You can also check the full medal tally here.
The Tokyo Paralympics Committee informed that about 21 nations will not be participating in the mega event. This includes North Korea and Trinidad and Tobago. Brunei, North Korea, Turkmenistan and East Timor have been forced to withdraw due to either a "Government decision or limited Government support as informed by the committee.
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