India at the 1972 Summer Paralympics

India sent a delegation to compete at the 1972 Summer Paralympics in Heidelberg, West Germany. They sent ten competitors, seven male and three female.[1]

India at the
1972 Summer Paralympics
Flag of India.svg
IPC codeIND
NPCParalympic Committee of India
Websitewww.paralympicindia.org.in
in Heidelberg
Competitors10
Medals
Gold
1
Silver
0
Bronze
0
Total
1
Summer Paralympics appearances (overview)

MedalistEdit

Murlikant Petkar became the first Indian Paralympic champion when he won a gold medal in swimming.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Participants Heidelberg 1972 Paralympic Games". International Paralympic Committee. 1972. Retrieved 27 May 2011.