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Azerbaijani Paralympic sportsmen win gold, silver medals at World Paralympic Games

05 April 2011 [17:53] - TODAY.AZ
The Azerbaijani Paralympic sportsmen won gold and silver medals at the World Paralympic Games in Turkey, the Azerbaijani National Paralympic Federation said.

Vladimir Zajac won a gold medal in the triple jump competition. He jumped 14 m 96 cm. Oleg Panyutin ranked second and received a silver medal. He jumped 14 m 45 cm. Elchin Muradov ranked fifth running 100 meters in 11.47 seconds. Two more runners reached the next stage.

Rza Osmanov reached the semifinals running 400 meters, and Orhan Ramazanov will participates in the final. He will run 800 meters.

On Tuesday, Azerbaijani wrestlers will perform in the 60 kg and 66 kg categories.


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