Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020: Uzbekistan takes 16th place in the team event
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) -- The Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, which were watched by the whole world, have ended. It should be noted that the national team of Uzbekistan retained its place in the overall team classification, which it won in Rio 2016.
For this Paralympics, our delegation won 55 licenses with 48 athletes. As a result, the national team of Uzbekistan managed to win 19 medals (8 gold, 5 silver and 6 bronze). And this ensured us to take the 16th place in the overall team classification among 162 delegations. With this indicator, we became the fourth among the national teams of Asia (after China, Japan and Iran) and the CIS countries (after Russia, Ukraine and Azerbaijan), the first in Central Asia and Turkic-speaking countries. It should be noted that at the previous Paralympics in Rio we took 16th place with 8 gold medals.
The closing ceremony of the Paralympics is currently taking place at the Olympia Stadium in Tokyo. The delegation of Uzbekistan will return to Tashkent tomorrow.