By following all the norms of Covid-19, the Tokyo Paralympics will be starting between 24 August and 5 September. As the Japanese government launches the COVID-19 emergency measures, it has been decided that the Paralympics will be held without spectators.
Municipalities are allowed to have school children attend events as long as they follow the covid 19 appreciative behaviour, said the Organisers. Measures have also been implemented while taking note of the wishes of caregivers.
Sports that will be played in the competition are:
The Paralympic competitions will conduct table tennis, wheelchair fencing, swimming, and basketball. With around 4,000 athletes with various impairments, the event will take place, catching the eye of Olympic fans.
Most common sports include swimming and athletics. Boccia and goalball are two new and unique sports to the Paralympics.
When will the event take place?
On August 24, at 4:30 PM IST, the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Paralympics will begin.
Where can you watch it on TV?
The Eurosport channels will be telecasting the Tokyo Paralympics 2020. The discovery+ app can stream the Eurosport channels. Doordarshan will be broadcasting the Tokyo Paralympics LIVE.
India schedule for the event:
Men and women’s recurve and compound ranking round will be held on August 27
Men’s individual compound elimination rounds will be held on August 28
Mixed team elimination rounds, medal matches, and women’s individual compound elimination rounds will be held on August 29
August 30 – Women’s individual compound elimination rounds and medal matches
Medal matches and Men’s individual compound elimination rounds will be held on August 31
September 3 – Men’s recurve individual elimination rounds and medal matches.
Men’s high jump t47 final and Men’s discus throw F52 final will be held on August 29
Men’s javelin throw F46 and F64 final and men’s discus throw F56 final will be held on August 30
Women’s shot put F34, women’s 100m T13, and Men’s high jump T63 final will be held on August 31.
The men’s club throws F52 final will be held on September 1.
Men’s shot put F35 final will be held on September 2.
Men’s high jump T64 final, men’s javelin throw F54 final, men’s shot put F57 final, women’s club throw F51 final will be held on September 3
Men’s javelin throw F41 final on September 4
Men’s singles SL3, women’s singles SU5, mixed doubles SL3-SU5 on September 1
Women’s doubles SL3-SU5, men’s singles SL4, men’s singles SS6, women’s Singles SL4 on September 2
Women’s VL2 on September 2
Men’s 65kg, women’s 50kg on August 27
Men’s 10m air rifle standing SH1, women’s 10m air rifle on August 30
Men’s 10m air pistol SH1, women’s 10m air pistol SH1 on August 31
Mixed 10m air rifle prone SH1 on September 1
Mixed 25m pistol SH1 on September 2
Men and women’s 50m rifle 3 positions SH1 on September 3
Mixed 50m pistol SH1 on September 4
Mixed 50m rifle prone SH1 on September 5
Men’s 200m individual medley M7 on August 27
Men’s 50m butterfly S7 on September 3
Women’s singles class 3 group stage on August 25, 26
Women’s singles class 3 eliminations on August 27
Women’s singles class 3 gold medal match on August 28
Women K44 – 49kg on September 2