International Journal of Yogic, Human Movement and Sports Sciences
2020, Vol. 5 Issue 2, Part A
Challenges and Opportunities at Paralympics
AUTHOR(S): Indu Mazumdar and Dr. Chetna Chaudhary
Paralympics is a major international multi-sport event for para athletes. The purpose of this research paper is to aware people about the Paralympics and also about the participation and performance of Indian para-athletes in the Paralympics since from its inception. Since 1968, India won several medals at Paralympics, even though some people are not aware about it. Various sports schemes have allocated sufficient funds for the creation of specialized sports infrastructure for persons with disabilities. Today, people with disabilities are winning several medals at international event and make our country proud. Most of these athletes belong to rural backgrounds and they worked so hard to succeed despite fund deficits, rampant corruption and overall apathy that outbreak our system. It is high time, the public and private sector should come together to lift the Indian sport sector from the present deplorable situation.
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How to cite this article:
Indu Mazumdar, Dr. Chetna Chaudhary. Challenges and Opportunities at Paralympics. Int J Yogic Hum Mov Sports Sciences 2020;5(2):27-30.