India at the 2012 Summer Paralympics

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India at the Paralympic Games

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IPC code  IND
NPC Paralympic Committee of India
At the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London
Competitors 10 in 4 sports
Medals
Rank: 67
Gold
0
Silver
1
Bronze
0
Total
1
Paralympic history (summary)
Summer Games

India competed in the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London, United Kingdom, from 29 August to 9 September 2012.

Competitors[edit]

Sport Men Women Events
Athletics 5 0 5
Powerlifting 3 0 3
Shooting 1 0 3
Swimming 1 0 4

Medallists[edit]

Medal Name Sport Event Date
 Silver Girisha Nagarajegowda Athletics Men's High Jump F42 3 September

Athletics[edit]

Selected team of 5 athletes

Men’s Field Events
Athlete Event Distance Points Rank
Girisha Nagarajegowda High Jump - F42 1.74 N/A 2nd
Jaideep Deswal Discus Throw - F42 39.77 N/A 7
Amit Kumar Discus Throw - F51/52/53 9.89 674 8
Narender Ranbir Javelin Throw - F44 49.50 N/A 6
Jagseer Singh Long Jump - F46 6.42 N/A 6

Powerlifting[edit]

Selected team of 3 athletes.[1]

Men
Athlete Event Result Rank
Farman Basha Men's -48 kg 150.0 5
Rajinder Singh Rahelu Men's -67.50 kg NMR
Sachin Chaudhary Men's -82.50 kg 187.0 9

Shooting[edit]

Athlete Event Qualification Final
Score Rank Score Rank
Naresh Sharma Men's R1-10m Air Rifle Standing - SH1 571 24 Did not advance
Mixed R6-50m Rifle Prone - SH1 575 36 Did not advance
Men's R7-50m Rifle 3 Positions - SH1 1109 19 Did not advance

Swimming[edit]

Sharath Gayakwad is the sole representative of India in the swimming event of the Games. He earned the berth in 100 m breaststroke – SB8 event after winning a bronze medal in the Asian Para Games in Guangzhou, China.[2][3] Gayakwad started his training for the Games under coach Mel Tantrum in Perth, Australia.[4] He was India's first-ever Paralympics swimmer.[5]

Men
Athletes Event Heat Final
Time Rank Time Rank
Sharath Gayakwad Men's 100m Butterfly - S8 1:07.12 9 Did not advance
Men's 100m Breaststroke - SB8 1:18.20 12 Did not advance
Men's 50m Freestyle - S8 28.98 12 Did not advance
Men's 200m Ind. Medley - SM8 2:38.17 14 Did not advance

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Savaliya, Gautam. "LIST OF PLAYERS". Retrieved 20 August 2012. 
  2. ^ Ashok, Kalyan (19 January 2011). "Sailing over rough waters". The Hindu. Retrieved 13 July 2012. Sharath Gayakwad is looking forward to participating in the paralympics 
  3. ^ "Gayakwad Sharath M. – Biography". gzapg2010.cn (Official website of the Games). Guangzhou 2010 Asian Para Games Organising Committee. Retrieved 13 July 2012. 
  4. ^ Sharon, Denise (19 June 2012). "Indian Paralympian tunes up in Perth". Western Suburbs Weekly (inmycommunity.com.au). Retrieved 13 July 2012. 
  5. ^ http://ibnlive.in.com/news/india-gets-its-first-ever-paralympics-swimmer/256103-3.html