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Athletes from 20 countries will come to the Paralympic Games in Sochi

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Athletes from more than 20 countries will take part in the Paralympic Games in Sochi.


Athletes from more than 20 countries will take part in the Summer Paralympic Games "We are together. Sport" in Sochi in October. This was announced to journalists on Thursday by the president of the Russian Paralympic CommitteePavel Rozhkov.

"Taking into account the situation that has developed today and the suspension of our national teams from tournaments, the Paralympic committee has planned about 30 competitions with the participation of athletes from friendly countries for this year. About ten competitions in athletics, swimming, fencing were held in Ufa, Cheboksary and Khanty-Mansiysk," he saidPavel Rozhkov. — In addition, our guys are actively traveling to Belarus, and our entire star team, which was at the Paralympics in Tokyo, recently returned from the open Cup of Belarus. The performance there allowed us to break three world records and 19 Russian records."

"We are planning a number of competitions in the near future, including in Sochi. More than 1.5 thousand people will perform there, representatives of about 20 countries have confirmed their participation. We will hold it at the best facilities in Sochi, which were inherited from the Paralympic Games and the Ministry of Sports," he added.

Summer Paralympic Games "We are together. Sport" will be held in Sochi on October 2-9. The Paralympic Winter Games were held on March 18-21 in Khanty-Mansiysk.

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