India at the 2008 Summer Paralympics

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India at the
2008 Summer Paralympics
Flag of India.svg
IPC code IND
NPC Paralympic Committee of India
in Beijing
Competitors 5 in 3 sports
Gold Silver Bronze Total
0 0 0 0
Summer Paralympics appearances

India sent a delegation to compete at the 2008 Summer Paralympics in Beijing, People's Republic of China. According to official records, five athletes (all male) competed in athletics, powerlifting and shooting. India did not win a medal at these Games.[1]

Athletics - Paralympic pictogram.svg Athletics[edit]


Athlete Class Event Heats Semifinal Final
Result Rank Result Rank Result Points Rank
Markanda Reddy T46 100 m 11.92 5 Did not advance
Jagseer Singh T46 Long jump N/A 6.40 - 7

Jagseer Singh improved steadily with each of his attempts, recording a 6.4m leap in his 5th attempt to finish 7th overall in the Long Jump event. Though he finished a fair way back, the distance between him and the winners was eventually barely a few centimeters with David Roos the silver medalist jumping 6.64m and Kangyong Li of China the bronze medalist leaping 6.61m.[1]

Powerlifting - Paralympic pictogram.svg Powerlifting[edit]


Athlete Class Event Result Rank
Farman Basha - -48 kg 155.0 4
Rajinder Singh Rahelu - -60 kg 170.0 5

Shooting - Paralympic pictogram.svg Shooting[edit]


Athlete Class Event Qualification Final Rank
Score Rank Score Total
Naresh Sharma SH1 Mixed R6-50 m free rifle prone 587 5 Q 101.2 688.2 5
R7-50 m free rifle 3x40 1088 26 Did not advance 26

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External links[edit]


  1. ^ "Overall Medal Standings" Archived September 28, 2008, at the Wayback Machine., official website of the 2008 Paralympics