84 athletes will represent Kazakhstan at the Asian Paralympic Games
Oct 09. Kazpravda
By Yuri Lifintsev
October 18 just after completion of the summer Asian Games, the Asian Paralympic Games will start in the city Incheon.
84 athletes from Pavlodar, Kyzylorda, Almaty, Akmola, Zhambyl, Atyrau, Kostanai, North Kazakhstan and South Kazakhstan, Mangistau and Karaganda oblasts, cities Astana and Almaty will represent Kazakhstan at the competitions of sportsmen with physical disabilities, informed correspondent of «Kazakhstanskaya pravda.”
Paralympic athletes will perform in 9 sports included in the program: archery, athletics, judo, power lifting, shooting, swimming, table tennis, volleyball and wheelchair dancing.
Our paralympic delegation departs to South Korea in advance, on 13 October, in order to properly acclimate and to practice in the arenas of these Games. The competition supposedly will bring together about 4,800 disabled athletes from 40 countries of the continent.