India at Paralympics 2020

16th Summer Paralympic Games, will held in Tokyo, Japan from 25 August to 6 September 2020. This will mark the second time Tokyo has hosted the Paralympics, as they were first hosted there in 1964 alongside the 1964 Summer Olympics.

India will be participating at the 2020 Summer Paralympics in Tokyo, Japan.Indian athletes have appeared in every edition of the Summer Olympics since 1984, although they made their official debut at the 1968 Summer Paralympics.



Rakesh Kumar and Shyam Sundar Swami qualified to Paralympics from the World Championship, they became nation’s first compound archers to qualify for the Paralympic Games.

India has already achieve their highest number of quota in the entire history of Paralympic surprising 2016 Rio Paralympic quota places of 19 competitors in 5 sports. There are plenty of Qualifications event still left.

Here is list of qualified Indian Para Players.



No   Name Sport Event Qualifying Tournament Period
1 Manish Narwal Shooting P1-Men’s 10m Air Pistol SH1 2018 World Para Shooting World Cup,Chateauroux. Sep-18
2 Deepender Singh Shooting P1-Men’s 10m Air Pistol SH1 2018 World Para Shooting World Cup,Chateauroux. Sep-18
3 Singhraj Adhana Shooting P4-Mixed 50m Pistol SH1 2018 World Para Shooting World Cup,Chateauroux. Sep-18
4 Avani Lekhara Shooting R6-Mixed 50m Rifle Prone SH1 (MQS) 2019 World Para Shooting World Cup,Al Ain. Feb-19
5 Harvinder Singh Archery Men’s Recurve Individual Open 2019 World Para Archery Championships (individual events), Den Bosch Jun-19
6 Vivek Chikara Archery Men’s Recurve Individual Open 2019 World Para Archery Championships (individual events), Den Bosch Jun-19
7 Shyam Sundar Swami Archery Men’s Compound Individual Open 2019 World Para Archery Championships (individual events), Den Bosch Jun-19
8 Rakesh Kumar Archery Men’s Compound Individual Open 2019 World Para Archery Championships (individual events), Den Bosch Jun-19
9 Swaroop Mahavir Unhalkar Shooting R1-Men’s 10m Air Rifle Standing SH1 2019 WSPS World Championships,Sydney Oct-19
10 Siddhartha Babu Shooting R6-Mixed 50m Rifle Prone SH1 2019 WSPS World Championships,Sydney Oct-19
11 Vinod Kumar Athletics Men’s Discus Throw F52 2019 World Para Athletics Championships,Dubai Nov-19
12 Sumit Antil Athletics Men’s Javelin Throw F64 2019 World Para Athletics Championships,Dubai Nov-19
14 Sundar Singh Athletics Men’s Javelin Throw F46 2019 World Para Athletics Championships,Dubai Nov-19
13 Sandeep Choudhary Athletics Men’s Javelin Throw F64 2019 World Para Athletics Championships,Dubai Nov-19
15 Ajeet Singh Athletics Men’s Javelin Throw F47 2019 World Para Athletics Championships,Dubai Nov-19
16 Rinku Gooda Athletics Men’s Javelin Throw F48 2019 World Para Athletics Championships,Dubai Nov-19
18 Yogesh Kathuniya Athletics Men’s Discus Throw F56 2019 World Para Athletics Championships,Dubai Nov-19
17 Ekta Bhyan Athletics Women’s Club Throw F51 2019 World Para Athletics Championships,Dubai Nov-19
19 Praveen Kumar Athletics Men’s Discus Throw F56 2019 World Para Athletics Championships,Dubai Nov-19
20 Nishad Kumar Athletics Men’s High Jump T47 2019 World Para Athletics Championships,Dubai Nov-19
21 Sharad Kumar Sharad Kumar Athletics Men’s High Jump T63 2019 World Para Athletics Championships,Dubai Nov-19
22 Mariyappan Thangavelu Athletics Men’s High Jump T63 2019 World Para Athletics Championships,Dubai Nov-19