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Rio Paralympics kicks off today – Here's all you need to know about Indian contingent!

A record 19 athletes will take part in events such as club throw, javelin throw, high jump and shooting.

Rio Paralympics kicks off today – Here's all you need to know about Indian contingent!

New Delhi: After a rather unsuccessful outing at the Rio Olympics, India are set to participate in the Paralympics in the same city.

A record 19 athletes will take part in events such as club throw, javelin throw, high jump and shooting.

Unlike the 2016 Olympic Games, Paralympics will not be broadcasted in India.

Here's the list of athletes along with there schedules:

ARCHERY:

Pooja (women's individual recurve)

Date: September 10, 5.30pm

 

ATHLETICS:

Ankur Dhama (1500m T-11)

Date: September 11, 8.53pm

Mariyappan Thangavelu, Varun Singh Bhati and Sharad Kumar (high jump T-42)

Date: September 10, 2.51am

Rampal Chahar (high jump T-47)

Date: September 17, 2.58am

Devendra Jhajharia, Sundar Singh Gurjar and Rinku (javelin throw F-46)

Date: September 14, 2.33am

Ranbir Narender and Sandeep (javelin throw F-42/44)

Date: September 10, 2.15am

Virender Dhankar (javelin throw F-57 and shot put F-57)

Dates: September 13, 2.04 am (javelin throw) and 17 September, 6.33pm (shot put)

Amit Kumar Saroha, Dharambir (club throw F-51)

Date: September 16, 6.33pm

Deepa Malik (shot put F-53):

Date: September 12, 6.33pm

Karamjyoti Dalal (discus throw F-55)

Date: September 17, 6.4pm

POWERLIFTING

Farman Basha (men's 49kg)

Date: September 8, 9.30pm

 

SHOOTING

Naresh Sharma (men's R7-50m rifle 3 positions – SH1)

Date: September 12, 6pm

 

SWIMMING

Suyash Jadhav (men's 50m butterfly – S7)

Dates: September 10, 6.33pm

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