Sports Ministry approves list of 303 sportspersons for participation in Asian Para Games

Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports has approved a list of 303 sportspersons across 17 sporting disciplines for participation in the upcoming Asian Para Games in China. The ministry also cleared a total of 143 coaches, escorts, officials and support staff to be part of the Asian Para Games contingent.

 The athletes' list comprises of 191 male and 112 female athletes, with the largest contingent of 123 athletes being cleared for Athletics events.

 A total of 190 athletes in 13 sporting events participated in the last edition of the Asian Para Games in 2018. India returned with a total of 72 medals including 15 Gold.

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