Rio Paralympics: Azerbaijani athlete wins silver
Baku, Azerbaijan, Sept. 18
Azerbaijani athlete Aliyeva Irada has won silver in Women's javelin throw at the 15th Summer Paralympics in Rio de Janeiro.
In the Summer Paralympics, which will last until Sept. 18, Azerbaijan is represented by 24 athletes in judo, athletics, powerlifting, swimming, shooting and archery.
There are six women among the Azerbaijani Paralympians.
Azerbaijani Paralympians have 41 licenses, which is more compared to London 2012 Paralympics.
Azerbaijani Paralympians have won 161 medals (64 gold, 57 silver and 40 bronze) over the last four years.