Tokyo Paralympics: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday held a virtual dialogue with the Indian players going to participate in the Tokyo Paralympics. During this, he asked all the players to play without pressure and encouraged them. The Paralympic Games are being held in Tokyo from August 24 to September 5. From India, 54 players will try to win medals for the country in 9 sports events.
PM said this to para badminton player Palak Kohli
Prime Minister Modi praised Palak Kohli, a para badminton player, during his virtual dialogue. PM Modi said, “The age of Para badminton player Palak Kohli from Jalandhar, Punjab is very young, but her resolve is very big. She told how her disability has become a Super Ability today.
Palak Kohli, a para badminton player from Jalandhar, Punjab, is very young, but her resolve is huge. He told how his Disability has become Super Ability today.@palakkohli2002 pic.twitter.com/OkGHiq8BF1
— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) August 17, 2021
Palak Kohli, who has won medals in many tournaments till now
Indian para badminton player Palak Kohli has so far won medals in many international competitions by showcasing her talent. His India has full hopes of a medal in the Tokyo Paralympics. Palak won the gold medal in the Women’s Double at the Para Badminton International 2019 in the year 2019. Apart from this, she won a silver medal in women’s singles. He won 1 silver and two bronze medals in the Para Badminton tournament held in Dubai in the year 2021.
Like Olympics, Paralympics will be held without spectators
Like the Olympics, this time the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games will also be held without spectators. It was decided through a meeting by the International Paralympic Committee, the Government of Japan and the Tokyo Metropolitan Government. This decision has been taken due to Corona pandemic. Corona protocols will be strictly followed during the tournament.
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