Tokyo Paralympics Day 7 Medal Count: China increases its lead at the top; India slips to 30th position

It was the People’s Republic of China, who hogged the limelight again on Day 6 of the Paralympic Games.

Yaksh Author

Updated - 1 September 2021 10:32 am

It just seems like the Indian athletes are determined to showcase their true potential at the Tokyo Paralympics 2020 Games. Even though India did not manage to secure any gold, but Day 7 proved to be an emphatic one as athletes Mariyappan Thangavelu and Sharad Kumar manage to secure a silver and bronze medal respectively in the Men’s high jump event. Earlier in the day, Singhraj Adana held his nerves to ensure a third medal by winning a bronze in the Men's 10m Air Pistol SH1 Final.

Talking about the medal tally, China have stamped their authority since the first day. They have managed to stretch their lead at the top by securing 62 gold medals by the end of Day 7. China’s tally is more than the double of the contingent following them at number two position, Great Britain with 29 gold medals registered against their name. Great Britain is followed by RPC with 25 gold medals, then by USA at number four with 24 gold medals. The last spot in the top 5 is secured by Ukraine with 15 gold medals.

Medalists from Day 7 of Tokyo Paralympics 2020 Games: Tuesday, August 31

Athletics- Men’s 200m: Sports Class: T51

Gold- Toni Piispanen (Finland)

Silver- Petere Genyn (Belgium)

Bronze- Roger Habsch (Belgium)

Athletics- Men’s Shot Put: Sports Class: F36

Gold- Vladimir Sviridov (RPC)

Silver- Yassine Guenichi (Tunisia)

Bronze- Sebastian Dietz (Germany)

Athletics- Men’s 400m: Sports Class: T36

Gold- James Turner (Australia)

Silver- Evgenii Shvetsov (RPC)

Bronze- William Stedman (New Zealand)

Athletics- Men’s High Jump: Sports Class: T64

Gold- Sam Grewe (USA)

Silver- Mariyappan Thangavelu (India)

Bronze- Sharad Kumar (India)

Athletics- Women’s 200m: Sports Class: T64

Gold- Marlene van Gansewinkel (Netherlands)

Silver- Irmgard Bensusan (Germany)

Bronze- Kimberly Alkemade (Netherlands)

Cycling Road: Men’s C2 Time Trial: Sports Class: C2

Gold- Darren Hicks (Australia)

Silver- Ewoud Vromant (Belgium)

Bronze- Alexandre Leaute (France)

Cycling Road: Women’s C4 Time Trail: Sports Class: C4

Gold- Shawn Morelli (USA)

Silver- Emily Petricola (Australia)

Bronze- Meg Lemon (Australia)

Cycling Road: Men’s C4 Time Trail: Sports Class C4

Gold- Patrik Kuril (Slovakia)

Silver- Jozef Metelka (Slovakia)

Bronze- George Peasgood (Great Britain)

Shooting: Men’s 10m Air Pistol: Sports Class: SH1

Gold- Chao Yang (China)

Silver- Xing Huang (China)

Bronze- Singhraj (India)

Swimming: Men’s 400m Freestyle: Sports Class: S8

Gold- Andrei Nikolaev (RPC)

Silver- Alberto Amodeo (Italy)

Bronze- Matthew Torres (USA)

Swimming: Women’s 400m Freestyle: Sports Class: S8

Gold- Morgan Stickney (USA)

Silver- Jessica Long (USA)

Bronze- Xenia Francesca Palazzo (Italy)

Swimming: Men’s 100m Freestyle: Sports Class: S12

Gold- Raman Salei (Azerbaijan)

Silver- Maksym Veraksa (Ukraine)

Bronze- Stephen Clegg (Great Britain)

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