On November 13-14, eleven athletes of the Children’s Parasport Development Association of Georgia participated in Children’s Paralympic Games, in Sumqayit (Azerbaijan), in following disciplines: Table Tennis, Powerlifting and Swimming.
In Table Tennis Giorgi Jincharadze and Aleksandre Dzabakhidze won the Gold and Silver medals, respectively. Among the Georgian sportsmen, awards in Powerlifting were distributed as follows: Mate Kardava - Gold medal, Lasha Bregadze - Silver medal, Nika Buachidze and Ioane Ratiani won Bronze medals. In addition, Lasha Bregadze won the Bronze medal in swimming.
Andrew Parsons, President of the International Paralympic Committee congratulated Georgian children on great success and emphasized the prospects of the development of parasport in Georgia. This success has been significantly contributed by the efforts of coaches Nino Ninoshvili and Giorgi Khvedelidze.