India has so far won a total of 188 medals at the Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi. The medals include 50 gold, 63 silver and 75 bronze medals. The medal tally surged as Indian paddlers made history in table tennis with four gold and one silver medal.
Coach Sheetal Negi said that the Indian contingent underwent four preparatory camps in Gurgaon, Jodhpur, Haryana and Mumbai before competing in Abu Dhabi. The men’s team has also won two gold medals at the games. India has sent a 378-strong contingent that is participating in the 15th edition of the Games.
The closing ceremony of Special Olympics World Games is scheduled for March 21.