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Uzbek judo licensees of Tokyo- 2020 were awarded in Tashkent


July 10, the Ministry of Tourism and Sports held an award ceremony for judoists who received a license for the XXXII Olympic Games in Tokyo.

The event was attended by Advisor to the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan A. Abduvakhitov, Deputy Prime Minister-Minister of Tourism and Sports Aziz Abdukhakimov, officials of the Judo Federation, judoists, their coaches and media representatives.

At the beginning of the ceremony, the Adviser to the President of the Republic of Uzbekistan A. Abduvakhitov read the Presidential Decree on awarding a member of the National judo team of Uzbekistan Gulnoza Matniezova and presented the highest state medal “Shukhrat”.

One-time cash prizes were awarded to 10 licensees (7 men, 3 women) and their coaches. Judoists received certificates for 100 million soums, and their coaches-for 50 million soums. Speaking on behalf of the judoists, Davlat Bobonov, Gulnoza Matniyazova and the coach of the national team Uktam Rakhmonov promised to make every effort at the Olympics to justify the high level of trust.

For information, for the first time in the history of Uzbek sports, 10 judo athletes will defend the honor of our country at the Olympic Games in Tokyo. Uzbekistan team will also participate in mixed team competitions for the first time.

By now, the final composition of the delegation of Uzbekistan, which will take part in the XXXII Summer Olympic Games, is already known. Based on their direction, our athletes have been fighting for Tokyo 2020 licenses from 2017 to the present, taking part in various competitions. As a result, Uzbekistan managed to win 71 licenses in 17 sports.

On July 11, the delegation of our national team has already left for the city of Maizuru, Japan. The final stage of preparation for the Olympics will be held in the capital of the Country of the Rising sun – Tokyo.



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