International Paralympic Committee Current Affairs, GK & News

Indian athletes leave for Tokyo Paralympics

First batch of Indian athletes, including flagbearer Thangavelu Mariyappan have left for the Tokyo Paralympics on August 18, 2021. About 2020 Summer Paralympics 2020 Summer Paralympics is branded as Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games. They are an upcoming major international multi-sport parasports event. The Games are governed by International Paralympic Committee. This year will mark the ..

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Manasi Joshi wins gold at 2019 BWF Para Badminton World Championships

Indian Para-badminton player Manasi Joshi from Rajkot has recently clinched her first gold in women’s singles category at the BWF Para Badminton World Championships in Basel, Switzerland. In the final, she defeated 3-time SL3 world champion Parul Parmar with a score of 21-12, 21-7.

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Malaysia strips of right to host 2019 World Para Swimming Championships

Malaysia has been stripped of the right to host the 2019 World Para Swimming Championships for threatening to refuse to allow Israeli athletes to take part. The decision was taken by International Paralympic Committee (IPC) after the Malaysian authorities failed to provide the necessary guarantees that Israeli Para swimmers could participate, free from discrimination, and ..

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