A strong 446-member contingent will represent India at the fourth Asian Para Games to be held in Hangzhou, China from October 22 to 28. This is the biggest contingent India have ever sent for the Asian Para Games.
The Sports Ministry has sanctioned a total of 303 sportspersons — 191 male and 112 female — across 17 sporting disciplines for the Asian Para Games.
They will be accompanied by 143 coaches, escorts, officials and support staff.
Out of the total 303 athletes, 123 will take part in athletics events.
In the last Para Asian Games in Jakarta, a total of 190 athletes represented India in 13 sporting events. They won 72 medals, including 15 golds.