Our athletes won one gold, silver and bronze medals at the Judo Grand Prix Tournament among Paralympians, held in Rio de Janeiro (Brazil).
According to the National Paralympic association of Uzbekistan, 250 athletes from 20 countries participated in the tournament. Our judoka Utkir Nigmatov in the final of the competition in the weight category up to 66 kg defeated the winner of the Paralympic Games in 2012, champion of the 2014 World Judo Championship, the Ukrainian judoka David Khorava and rose to the highest step of the podium.
In competitions in weight category over 100 kg Shirin Sharipov took the third place.
Sevinch Salaeva won a silver medal in the competition among judokas in weight category up to 52 kg.