Para Asian Games : 566 gold medalists from 22 sports will play at the Para Games. India has sent its largest contingent to the borders of Asia. Read the article written below thoroughly to find out the whole information regarding Para Games 2023 which is going to take place in Hangzhou China , on October 22 to 28 October 2023.
The fourth Asian Para Games for athletes with disabilities will be held in Hangzhou, China, on October 22-28, 2023.
The competition schedule was released on 13 October Friday.
Hangzhou is the second Chinese city to host the Asian Para Games after Guangzhou in 2010. The event, which was originally scheduled to take place on October 9 to October 15, 2022, has been postponed to 2023 due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
With the 19th Asian Games coming to an end, organisers are now turning their full attention to the Para Games, where an estimated 3,800 athletes from 45 Asian countries and regions will compete in twenty two sports during the week-long event.
The opening ceremony of the Para Games will be held on October 22 at the Hangzhou Sports Park Stadium. The closing party of the event will be held on October 28 at the same location.
The Games will feature 566 gold medal events in twenty two sports (24 events) spread across a number of events, including taekwondo, rowing and go, which are included in the Games program for the first time. Missing from the previous edition, Blind Football and Rowing, which were absent from the 2018 edition, return.
India sent its largest contingent to the Asian Para Games with a total of 309 athletes, including 196 men and 113 women. For the first time, India will participate in 17 sports, including five sports – canoeing, blind football, lawn bowls, rowing and taekwondo.