India at the 2012 Summer Paralympics
|India at the
2012 Summer Paralympics
|NPC||Paralympic Committee of India|
|Competitors||10 in 4 sports|
|Summer Paralympics appearances|
|Silver||Girisha Nagarajegowda||Athletics||Men's High Jump F42||3 September|
Selected team of 5 athletes
- Men’s Field Events
|Girisha Nagarajegowda||High Jump - F42||1.74||N/A|
|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|
Selected team of 3 athletes.
|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|
|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|
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. Gayakwad started his training for the Games under coach Mel Tantrum in Perth, Australia. He was India's first-ever Paralympics swimmer.
|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|
- Summer Paralympic disability classification
- India at the Paralympics
- India at the 2012 Summer Olympics
- Savaliya, Gautam. "LIST OF PLAYERS". Retrieved 20 August 2012.
- 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
- "Gayakwad Sharath M. – Biography". gzapg2010.cn (Official website of the Games). Guangzhou 2010 Asian Para Games Organising Committee. Retrieved 13 July 2012.
- Sharon, Denise (19 June 2012). "Indian Paralympian tunes up in Perth". Western Suburbs Weekly. inmycommunity.com.au. Retrieved 13 July 2012.