The NPA awarded Uzbekistan Paralympic athletes for their success in 2016 Rio Paralympics
National Paralympic Association of Uzbekistan organised a gala concert under the banner of “One Dream – One World” for the Paralympic athletes of Uzbekistan. The gala concert, which already became the tradition of the association, was held in Istiklol Palace on December 3.
As a final phase of the concert, the athletes, who showed the best performances in 2016 Rio Paralympic Games finishing as 16th country with 31 medals including 8 gold medals among 83 countries who won at least one medal, were awarded for the recognition of Uzbekistan in global arenas and the contribution in development of sports in Uzbekistan.
The best sportsman of the year, the best sportswoman of the year, the best coach of the year and the best young sportsman/sportswoman of the year nominees were identified and awarded by National Paralympic Association of Uzbekistan.