Uzbek athletes at Paralympic Games honoured in London
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) --
Embassy of Uzbekistan in Great Britain hosted an event dedicated to successful participation of Uzbekistan at the Summer Paralympic Games in London.
The event was organized by Fund Forum, Embassy of Uzbekistan in London and office of Uzbekistan Havo Yollari. Some 60 people – sport delegation of Uzbekistan, representatives of the Asian Paralympic Committee, employees and volunteers of the organization committee, and others participated at the event.
Uzbek athletes won the first medal of Paralympic Games in London, and set two Asian records. Overall, the participation of the Uzbek team at Games can be rated as success.
All ten athletes from Uzbekistan received gifts. Fund Forum handed over special present to Shari Halilov, a silver medalist of Paralympic Games in judo competitions.
The guests of the event had chance to taste Uzbek cuisines and listen Uzbek music and enjoy dances.