India at the 2008 Summer Paralympics
|India at the
2008 Summer Paralympics
|NPC||Paralympic Committee of India|
|Competitors||5 in 3 sports|
|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.
|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.
|Farman Basha||-||-48 kg||155.0||4|
|Rajinder Singh Rahelu||-||-60 kg||170.0||5|
|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|