Bakhodir Jalolov to be flagbearer of Uzbekistan at Rio Olympic Games
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) --
Boxer Bakhodir Jalolov will be flagbearer of Uzbekistan at the opening ceremony of the Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, UzA reported.
Athlete Husniddin Norbekov received honour to bear flag of Uzbekistan at the opening ceremony of the Paralympic Games.
The summer 2016 Olympic Games will be held from 5 to 21 August, while the Paralympic Games - from 7 to 18 September.
As reported earlier, about 100 athletes from Uzbekistan will attend the Summer Olympic and Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
They will compete in such sports as rowing, gymnastics, rowing, kayaking and canoeing, boxing, judo, track and weightlifting, gymnastics, table tennis, swimming, taekwondo (WTF), tennis, trampoline, shooting, freestyle and Greco-Roman wrestling.