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Eurosport India gets broadcasting rights of Paralympic Games

Mumbai, August 11 (UNI): The Paralympic Committee of India on Wednesday awarded broadcasting rights of the upcoming Tokyo 2020 Summer Paralympic Games, to be held between August 24 and September 5, to Eurosport India.

With a focus on local heroes, Eurosport India’s coverage of the 2020 Paralympic Games will start on August 27 to coincide with the men’s and women’s archery events at Yumenoshima Park Archery Field.

The Eurosport feed will also be LIVE on the Discovery+ app for the fans to stay up to speed with all the action from Tokyo.

India will be fielding its largest ever contingent this year with 54 Paralympic athletes participating across nine sporting disciplines.

Mariyappan Thangavelu gold medallist men’s high jump T-42 category in 2016 Rio Paralympic Games will be the flag bearer for the Indian team.

Gursharan Singh, Secretary-General, Paralympic Committee of India said, “At the brink of a historic national sporting movement, our Indian Para Sportsmen are inspired and excited to win glory and pride for Country at the upcoming Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.”

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