Tokyo Paralympics: Virat Kohli prolonged his assist to the Indian contingent.© Twitter
With the Tokyo Paralympics set to start on August 24, India’s males’s cricket staff captain Virat Kohli took to social media to cross on his “finest needs and assist” to the Indian contingent, who might be aiming for a very good show within the marquee occasion. India might be having 54 para-athletes on the Video games, together with the likes of Devendra Jhajharia and Mariyappan Thangavelu. Wishing the contingent luck on Twitter, the Indian cricket staff captain wrote, “Sending my finest needs and assist to the contingent on the Tokyo Paralympics. I’m cheering for every considered one of you and I’m positive you’ll make us proud. #TeamIndia #Praise4Para #Tokyo2020”.
— Virat Kohli (@imVkohli) August 23, 2021
Group India might be participating in 9 sports activities, and could be hoping to cross its double-figure medal haul.
India has gained 12 medals within the Paralympics till now, and first took half in 1972.
In 2016, India registered two gold medals, one silver and a bronze.
The opening ceremony might be happening on Tuesday on the Olympic Stadium in Tokyo. India would be the seventeenth nation to enter after Iran and may have six officers and 5 athletes participating within the ceremony.
Additionally, followers have been banned from the Paralympics identical to the latest Olympics.
This yr, the marquee occasion may have round 4500 athletes from 163 nations, competing in 540 occasions in 20 sports activities.
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