2020 Paralympic Games will witness India’s best ever show, says PCI chief Gursharan

Indian para athletes have been consistently producing good results in recent time and the Paralympic Committee of India interim president is targeting the nation's best-ever showing in the 2020 Paralympic Games.

At the BWF para badminton world championships, India finished with 12 medals.   -  Twitter

Paralympic Committee of India’s (PCI) interim president Gursharan Singh feels the country will produce its best-ever showing in the 2020 Paralympic Games in Tokyo, targeting as many as 12 medals.

“I am confident that Tokyo 2020 will witness India’s best ever performance. We are predicting 12 medal winning performance in sports namely para athletics, para shooting, para badminton and para archery,” Singh said at a felicitation-cum-celebration ceremony for the countdown to the 2020 Tokyo Games in the capital.

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Indian para athletes have been consistently producing good results in recent times. At the Indonesia 2018 Asian Para Games, India ended in ninth place with 72 medals, including 15 gold.

Singh briefly spoke about the preparation of Indian para athletes, who will be also part of several overseas training and competitions on the way to the Games.