Our Medal­ists

Uzbekistan Today (English) - - SPORT -

The Par­a­lympic team of Uzbek­istan have won 28 medals in the 3rd Asian pa­rades, held in Dubai, UAE.

In to­tal, about 800 Par­a­lympic ath­letes from 30 Asian coun­tries par­tic­i­pated in the tour­na­ment in eight sports, in­clud­ing 17 rep­re­sen­ta­tives of Uzbek­istan, who took the fourth place in the team event with 20 gold, six sil­ver and two bronze medals.

Swim­mers of Uzbek­istan in cat­e­gory S-13 (vis­ually im­paired) won six medals. Ak­bar Yan­gi­boev in the swim at 100 m on the back be­came the owner of gold, and on 100 m freestyle - sil­ver». Muham­mad Ab­du­raimov won gold medals at a dis­tance of 100 m but­ter­fly and freestyle. Fo­tima Amilova freestyle at the dis­tance of 100 and 200 m was also awarded the high­est awards.

Shah­zoda Ma­madalieva in the weight cat­e­gory of 45 kg rose to the high­est step of the podium. Nurid­din Mengziyayev (107 kg) won the sil­ver award, Muham­mad­hon Khuzhakhonov (88 kg) and Ab­boskhon Rakhimjonov (59 kg) - bronze.

18. Bo­birzhon Omonov (shot put 4 kg), Muham­mad Rikhsi­mov (shot put 6 kg, throw­ing disk), York­in­bek Odilov (throw­ing a disc, javelin throw­ing, shot put), Sabina Sukhanova (run­ning 100 and 200 me­ters), Asida Mirza­y­orova (100 and 200 me­ters long jumps), Damir Pashayev (100 and 800 me­ters), Rosiya­hon Er­ga­sheva (javelin throw) be­came cham­pi­ons of the pair.

More­over, Damir Pashayev also won sil­ver medals in the 200 and 400 m race, and Roziyakhon Er­ga­sheva - in the shot put and disk throw­ing.

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