National Paralympic Committee announces contest to define parade uniform

By Laman Ismayilova

Azerbaijan’s Paralympics Committee has announced a competition to choose the best design for the parade uniform of para-athletes at the Rio 2016 Olympics and Paralympics, Trend Life reports.

The uniform of the para-athletes should reflect Azerbaijan’s national elements, combining two seemingly discordant things: antiquity and modernity.

The author of the best work will receive 500 manats ( $ 305) cash price.

The Paralympic Committee continues to accept applications for participation in the contest. drawings in *png и *cdr formats can be sent by e-mail to

The deadline is April 15, 2016. The winner will be announced on April 30, 2016.

For all questions, please call: (+012) 490-29-93or (+994 ) 050 647- 44-33

The National Paralympic Committee of Azerbaijan was established in 1996.

The Committee is developing 12 of the 19 Paralympic sports. By the 2020 Paralympics in Tokyo, two sports will also be added to them.

Over the past few years, the National paralympic team has made great achievements. Only in 2015, the Paralympic athletes have won 79 medals – 32 gold, 28 silver and 19 bronze.

This year, the national para-athletes will compete in four sports out of the total 23 sports in the Paralympic Games scheduled for September 7-18.


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