The victory of the Paralympians is a vivid example of true heroism and courage

On September 10, President Shavkat Mirziyoyev held a meeting with athletes and coaches who took part in the XVI Paralympic Games.

The event was also attended by the leadership of the National Paralympic Committee and sports federations, parents of Paralympic athletes, representatives of state and public organizations.

Our young men and women, having shown high skill and endurance, won 8 gold, 5 silver and 6 bronze medals. It is noteworthy that 11 out of 19 awards were won by girls.

The President stressed the need to consolidate the gains achieved and start preparations for the 2024 Paralympic Games in Paris today on the basis of a clear system. Important tasks in this direction have been identified.

The need for broad coverage of the life, achievements and victories of Paralympians was also emphasized.