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Baku to host International Judo Paralympics Tournament

05 August 2010 [14:34] - TODAY.AZ
In October 2010, Baku will host an international tournament of the judo Paralympics. The goal of the tournament is preparing for the Paralympic Games in London scheduled for 2012, President of the International Blind Sports Federation (IBSA) on Judo Jean-Claude Prieur told journalists. He said the tournament will be attended by athletes on this sport from 12 leading countries. Last date for application confirmation is September 15.

"Azerbaijan has great experience in holding such great tournaments," Jean-Claude Prieur said.

He said for the first time athletes without health problems will be admitted to the tournament in order to provide spectacularity of the tournament to be held in Baku.


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