Priyanka Chopra Jonas and Anushka Sharma The country lauded the Indian contingent at the Tokyo Paralympics after registering its best ever performance in the Games. India won a total of 19 medals, including five gold, eight silver and six bronze medals in Tokyo, finishing 24th in the final medal tally. With this race, India surpassed all its previous performances in the Paralympics.
Bollywood celebrities took to social media to congratulate the athletes and celebrate their victories. Priyanka Chopra, who is currently in London, shared a special video congratulating the Indian athletes who won medals at the recently concluded Paralympics in Tokyo, Japan. The video shows all the winning moments of the athletes.
Praising the country’s record performance in Paralympics, Priyanka wrote, “#TokyoParalympics2020 Bravo Team India!!! 19 medals a new record for us. Such an incredible display of discipline, focus and dedication! So proud!” (sic)
Anushka Sharma shared Team India’s medal tally. The medals won by the Indian contingent since 1960 are shown in the pictorial representation. Their previous best performance was at the 2016 Rio Games, when the team won four medals – two gold, one silver and one bronze.
The Tokyo Paralympics concluded on Sunday.