China tops table as Tokyo hands over to Paris after successful Paralympic Games 

Paralympics

A Japanese volunteer marches into the National Stadium in Tokyo with the Kenyan flag during the closing ceremony for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games on September 5, 2021. The Kenyan delegation said no one was left behind to represent the country in the nations parade as all athletes had travelled back. 

Photo credit: Pool | Olympic Information Services

What you need to know:

  • North Africa led the African nations with Tunisia the top-ranked from the continent with 11 medals (4-5-2) in 28th place with Algeria in 29th on an inferior silver count with 12 medals (4-4-4) and Morocco 30th (4-4-3).
  • Kenya, jointly with eight other nations, was at the basement of the medals table with the one bronze won in the women’s T11 (visually impaired athletes) 1,500 metres through Nancy Chelangat Koech.

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