18 August 2014, Monday, 10:28

Bashkir Paralympic athletes left for the UK

author: Dmitry Slezin

On August 18 in Swansea (UK) IPC European Athletics Championship starts. The Championship will last until August 23; about 600 athletes from 40 countries will take part in it.

Bashkortostan as part of the national team of Russia will be presented by seven Paralympians. Athletes Aigyul Sahibzadaeva and Andrey Zhirnov will participate in the competition of individuals with lesions of musculoskeletal system, and Andrey Koptev, Alex Labzin, Dmitry Miroshnichenko, Elena Pautova and Anna Sorokina — among athletes with visual impairment.