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National paralympian claims gold medal in Paris

18 July 2023 14:15 (UTC+04:00)
National paralympian claims gold medal in Paris
Laman Ismayilova
Laman Ismayilova
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Azerbaijani Paralympian Lamiya Valiyeva has claimed another gold medal at the World Championships held in Paris, France.

The paralympian covered the distance in 55.34 seconds and took first place, Azernews reports.

Recall that Lamiya Valiyeva became the world champion in the 100 meters.

Meanwhile, members of the national team, including Orkhan Aslanov, Lamiya Valiyeva, Olokhan Musayev and Said Najafzade received a license for the Paris 2024 Summer Paralympic Games.

Since 1992, Azerbaijan National Olympic Committee has put a lot of hard work and commitment into dynamic sports development in the country.

Thanks to President Ilham Aliyev, who has headed the committee since 1997, Azerbaijan has witnessed a rapid development of the Olympic movement. It didn't take too long to wait for the national sportsmen to reach the highest pedestals at major sports competitions.

At the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympics, Azerbaijani sportsmen won a total of 58 all classes of medals.

National Paralympians also showed very impressive results at Tokyo 2020 Summer Paralympics, beating numerous records.

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