Uzbekistan’s athletes participated in the World Para Powerlifting European Open Championships took place in Berck-Sur-Mer, France from May 25th to May 29th.
Berck-Sur-Mer 2018 was featured as a mandatory step on the qualification pathway for all European Para powerlifters striving to qualify for the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.
Uzbekistan’s seven para weightlifters took part in the upcoming tournament. In men’s division, Navruzbek Abdurasulov (107kg), Farhad Umrzoqov (88kg), Yashinbek Oltiev (72kg), while Ismira Islomova (79kg), Rosa Kuziyeva (55kg), Muslim Nuriddinova (50kg) and Shakhzoda Mamadalieva (45kg) represented Uzbekistan in a five-day-long competition.
Shakhzoda Mamadalieva claimed a gold medal, while Muslim Nuriddinova and Roza Kozieva earned silver medals as their compatriot Farhad Umrzoqov was awarded bronze medal.