V Children’s Paralympic Games was held with the support of Azercell


November 15, Fineko/abc.az.  The V Children’s Paralympic Games supported by “Azercell Telecom” LLC, representation of UNICEF in Azerbaijan, BP and Toyota companies, as well as organized by Azerbaijan National Paralympic Committee took place in the Absheron Olympic Sports Complex, on November 14. Speaking at the opening ceremony, CEO of “Azercell Telecom” LLC Vahid Mursaliyev identified the Paralympic Games as an unconditional victory of will, determination, self-confidence and wished success to all participants.


Along with our local athletes, sportsmen from Republic of Georgia also participated at the games. Overall, 180 Paralympians competed in seven sports. The winners were awarded with cups, medals and diplomas.


It should be emphasized that for the first time in international practice, Children’s Paralympic Committee was established under Azerbaijan National Paralympic Committee in 2013. The core purpose of the committee's operation is to prepare reserve sportsmen and support disabled children’s integration to the society through habilitation and rehabilitation. Aiming to make a contribution to this important initiative, the implementer of a numerous social projects - “Azercell Telecom” LLC has been supporting the operation of the committee since 2014. 


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