International Athletics Grand Prix Tournament among athletes with physical disabilities started in UAE yesterday.
More than 600 Paralympic athletes represent 50 countries including 10 athletes from Uzbekistan. Marufzhon Murodullaev has beat Asian record with the result of 4:03 and has won the gold medal in 1.500 meter race. The another compatriot, Mansur Abdurashidov, has shown the result of 11:30 in 100m distance and took the highest step of the podium. In the female competition Nozimakhon Kayumova has shown the best result in the javelin and took the first place in the tournament.
Our team has won three gold medals and beat one continental record. The next competitions are 200m, 400m, and 800m races, high jumping, javelin and discus throwing.
In addition, the national team members take part in international swimming tournament in Greece. Near 500 sportsmen from 17 countries will take part in the competition. Our swimmers Shokhsanam Toshpulatova and Muslima Odilova will compete in freestyle, backstroke, butterfly and complex swimming.