A.Mukhamediuly thanks Paralympic athletes for achievements in 2016
Minister of Culture and Sport of Kazakhstan Arystanbek Mukhamediuly thanked the Paralympic team of Kazakhstan for successful year 2016.
The Minister presented the diplomas to athletes, sports leaders and leadership of the national Paralympic and Olympic Committees.
In Rio de Janeiro, swim team representative Zulfiya Gabidullina won the first-ever gold medal of the Paralympics, and Raushan Koishibayeva won the silver medal in powerlifting.
The athletes in total competed in 528 medal events across 22 sports.
Source: Government of the Republic of Kazakhstan