Khelo India Para Games, Announced

  • Announced by Mr Anurag Singh Thakur, Union Minister of Youth Affairs and Sports.
  • It will be held in New Delhi from 10th December to 17th December.
  • It will help in identifying talented para-athletes who will obtain support from SAI and the Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports.
  • Over 1350 participants from across 32 states and union territories including the Services Sports Control Board are expected to participate in the maiden Khelo India Para Games.
  • 7 disciplines include para athletics, para shooting, para archery, para football, para-badminton, para table tennis, and para weight lifting.
  • It will be held across 3 SAI stadiums – the IG Stadium, the Shooting Range in Tughlaqabad, and the JLN Stadium.
  • Indian para-athletes won 111 medals at the recently concluded Asian Para Games in Hangzhou.
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