World Para-Athletics Championships

The 2024 World Para Athletics Championships was held at Kobe Universiade Memorial Stadium in Japan, from 17 to 25 May 2024. India won 17 medals – gold (6), silver (5), and bronze (6). It placed India sixth in the standings. It is India’s best showing at a World Para-Athletics Championships - surpassing the 10 medals won at the 2023 edition in Paris. China topped the medal tally followed by Brazil.

India’s Gold Medal Winners

  • Mariyappan Thangavelu (Men’s High Jump)
  • Sumit Antil (Men’s Javelin Throw)
  • Sachin Khilari (Men’s Shot Put)
  • Simran Sharma (Women’s 200m)
  • Deepthi Jeevanji (Women’s 400m)
  • Ekta Bhyana ....
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