Uzbek athletes fly to Brazil
Tashkent, Uzbekistan (UzDaily.com) --
On 1 August, Uzbekistan Olympic team flied to Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) to participate in the XXXI Summer Olympic Games.
Uzbekistan Havo Yollari (Uzbekistan Airways) organized a special charter flight to Rio de Janeiro for the Uzbek athletes.
About 100 athletes from Uzbekistan will take part in XXXI Summer Olympic and XV Paralympic Games in 2016 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.
The summer 2016 Olympic Games will be held from 5 to 21 August, while the Paralympic Games - from 7 to 18 September.