National athletes win medals at Grand-Prix tournament

29 February 2016 13:32 (UTC+04:00)

By Laman Ismayilova

Azerbaijani paralympic swimmers have concluded their performance at the Grand-Prix tournament in The Hague, The Netherlands.

Azerbaijan's swimmer Dmitry Saley won gold in the 100m freestyle swimming, while Roman Saley won the silver.

In the 400m freestyle swimming, national athlete Roman Saley grabbed the gold medal.

In total, the athletes have won 9 medals, five of which are gold, the National Paralympic Committee reports.

The National Paralympic Committee of Azerbaijan (NPKA) was established in 1996.

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.

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