National team of Uzbekistan completed participation in XV Summer Paralympic Games in Rio-de-Janeiro with 31 medals, the National Paralympic Association says.
Team of the Republic, including 32 sportsmen, participated in five sports (athletics, swimming, judo, shooting and weightlifting).
Paralympians won 8 gold, 6 silver and 17 bronze medals, and took the 15th place in overall medal standings (12th place by the number of medals), first place among Central Asian countries, second place among CIS countries (after Ukraine with 171 sportsmen) and second place in Asia (after China with 326 sportsmen).
Judokas of Uzbekistan showed brilliant results and took the first place in team competitions (3 gold, 1 silver and 6 bronze medals).
During the games, representatives of the national team of Uzbekistan updated 6 global, 7 Paralympic and 12 Asian records.