There is much excitement for the sport as it is one of the few combat sports involving para-atheltes and will be interesting to watch and follow. India has World No 4 Aruna Tanwar in the event who will be looking at a podium finish this year.
There are 3 weight categories in the men's and women's divisions. There is an under 49kg, over 49kg-58kg and an over 58kg category for the women. For the men, there is an under 61kg, over 61kg-75kg and a 71kg plus category.
There will be a single elimination round with a repechage. Each of the three rounds in a match will be for a total of 3 minutes with a 1 minute rest period in between. In case of a draw at the end of the 3 rounds, an extra round for a Golden Point will be conducted to decide the winner.
2 points are given to the competitors who performs a valid foot technique against the trunk protector.
3 points are given for a turning foot technique performed against the trunk protector.
4 points are awarded for a clear and valid spinning technique done against the trunk protector
K-44 -Aruna Tanwar -2nd September 2021