Tokyo Paralympics 2020 LIVE, Day 3 updates: India’s archers in action, Tek Chand in shot put final

Welcome to Sportstar‘s LIVE coverage of Indian athletes in action and all the major events on Day 3 at the Tokyo Paralympics.




After a year-long delay because of the coronavirus pandemic, the Tokyo Paralympics eventually got underway on August 24. India is fielding a 54-member contingent across various disciplines.

Tokyo Paralympics Know your sport: Swimming, shooting, archery and powerlifting


India will begin its campaign in archery in the open ranking rounds. While Jyoti will be competing in the women’s individual compound, it will be Rakesh Kumar and Shyam Sundar Swami in the men’s event. In the men’s individual recurve, Harvinder Singh and C. Vivek will participate.

Indians in action on August 27 (Timings in IST):

5:30 a.m. – Archery – Women’s Individual Compound (Open Ranking Round) – Sport Class Standing (ST) – Jyoti

6:38 a.m. – Swimming – Men’s Individual Medley SM7 Heat 2 – Suyash Jadhav

7:30 a.m. – Table Tennis – Women’s Singles Class 4 (Round of 16) – Bhavinaben Patel vs Joyce de Oliveira (BRA)

10:30 a.m. – Archery – Men’s Individual Compound (Open Ranking Round) – Rakesh Kumar (Sport Class W2), S. S. Swami (Sport Class ST)

Men’s Individual Recurve (Open Ranking Round) – Harvinder Singh (Sport Class ST), C. Vivek (Sport Class ST)

3:30 p.m. – Athletics – Men’s Shot Put F55 Final – Tek Chand


  • When will Indian athletes play at the Tokyo Olympics?
    Events of Indian interest at Tokyo 2020 will begin at 5:30 AM IST on August 1, 2021.
  • Where to watch Indian events at Tokyo Olympics?
    The Tokyo Paralympics can be watched in India live on Eurosport and Doordarshan. It can also be streamed online through official channel of Prasar Bharati sports and DD National on Youtube.

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