International Journal of Applied Research
Vol. 8, Issue 6, Part D (2022)
A review study on progression of India in Paralympic games
The Paralympic games is an emerging sports field and as well as industry in India right now. Although the journey from the first Paralympic games in 1960 to the latest edition in 2020 Tokyo games was not easy for a country like India where sports is still not getting that much important which needed. In between these years there were few years where India even cannot able to participate. But in current situation the scenario for parasports is changing which reflects in the medal tally of latest edition. The purpose of this study was to observe how Indian para-athletes progressed year by year in the Paralympics. The researcher conducted the data and various sources like official website of International Paralympic Committee and Paralympic Committee of India. The researcher also conducted an interview with the honourable president and secretary of Bengal Paralympic Association. After analysing the data, it was observed that the medal tally for India in Paralympics increased year by year and it reached its optimum in 2020 Tokyo Paralympic games. The cause of this great performance was mainly the support and funding given the Central Government of India, Various NGO and private associations and also the Paralympic Committee of India. Apart from that the support of the society and media also motivated these para-athletes to give their best at the top level.
How to cite this article:
Dibyayan Ghosh, Dr. Kallol Chatterjee. A review study on progression of India in Paralympic games. Int J Appl Res 2022;8(6):272-275. DOI: 10.22271/allresearch.2022.v8.i6d.9877