The much-anticipated Asian Para Games 2023 is set to kick off with a grand opening ceremony in Hangzhou, China. After facing a delay due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the event promises thrilling moments as athletes from across Asia gather to compete. Here’s a breakdown of the essential details and the distinguished flag bearers representing India at the ceremony.
1. Event Overview:
The Asian Para Games, organized by the Asian Paralympic Committee and recognized by the International Paralympic Committee, commences on October 22, 2023. This marks the fourth edition of the Games, featuring 566 medal events across 22 sports and 24 disciplines.
2. India’s Participation:
India is sending its largest-ever contingent, consisting of 313 athletes, to compete in various events at the Asian Para Games 2023.
3. Opening Ceremony Details:
- Date and Time: The opening ceremony is scheduled for Sunday, 22 October 2023, starting at 5:30 PM IST.
- Venue: The ceremony will take place in Hangzhou, China, setting the stage for an exciting six-day event.
4. Flag Bearers:
- Parul Parmar: Renowned Para Shuttler Parul Parmar will proudly bear the Indian flag during the opening ceremony, symbolizing the spirit of Indian para-athletes.
- Amit Saroha: Para-club Thrower Amit Saroha joins Parul Parmar as the co-flag bearer, representing India with pride and determination.
5. Live Streaming Information:
- Online Streaming: Indian fans can catch the live action of the Asian Para Games 2023 Opening Ceremony on the FanCode app and website, ensuring access to the grand event from the comfort of their homes.
6. Television Broadcast (Note: Limited Information):
- Broadcast Availability: Unfortunately, there is no official confirmation regarding the live telecast of the Asian Para Games 2023 opening ceremony on Indian television networks. Viewers are encouraged to stay updated for any announcements regarding televised coverage.