• Kyodo


One of five countries making its Paralympic debut at the Tokyo Games, Bhutan is represented by a trio of athletes hoping to promote a bigger role in sports and society for people with disabilities in the tiny Himalayan kingdom.

The inaugural Bhutan Paralympic team is comprised of men’s recurve archer Pema Rigsel, along with Gyeltshen Gyeltshen and Chimi Dema, competing in the men’s and women’s shot put F40, respectively.

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