TOKYO: The Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games are underway, with Sarah Al-Jumaah and Ahmed Al-Sharbatly carrying the Saudi flag into the Olympic stadium on Tuesday afternoon at the opening ceremony.
The seven-athlete Saudi delegation will take part in three disciplines at the event, which runs until Sept. 5.
Abdulrahman Al-Qurashi, Fahad Al-Junaidel, Ali Al-Nakhli, Hassan Doshi and Al-Jumaah will represent the Kingdom in athletics. Maryam Al-Muraisel is competing in table tennis and Al-Sharbatly in equestrianism.
Al-Muraisel takes on South Korea’s Seo Su Yeon in the women’s singles on Wednesday at 7.40 a.m. Saudi time.