Kazakh Paralympians went to the US
Training meetings will be held at the famous Olympic base in Colorado Springs.
Photo from press service of Kazakhstan Paralympic Committee
Six weeks before the start of the XV Paralympic Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro, the Kazakh athletes went to the US Colorado Springs, Kazpravda.kz reports citing the press-service of the Kazakh National Paralympic Committee.
The report indicates that for the first time in the history of the Paralympic Committee of Kazakhstan, the Paralympic team goes to the final training camp in Colorado Springs, which has a specially equipped training base, adapted for persons with disabilities. In late August the national team will travel to the Brazilian city Aracaju, where it will continue the final preparations for the Paralympic Games.
Note that at the Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro the athletes will compete for 528 sets of medals in 22 sports. Kazakh Paralympians have managed to win 10 licenses in 5 types of sports, such as swimming, judo, powerlifting, athletics and archery.
The organizers and sponsors of this important trip are the McDonalds company in Kazakhstan and the National Company "Samruk-Kazyna Trust".