Baku. 6 September. REPORT.AZ/ A ceremony has been held in the Rio 2016 Paralympic village to raise the Azerbaijani tricolor, Report informs.
Azerbaijan`s hopes will be pinned on 27 paralympic athletes in 6 sports.
The opening ceremony of the Games will be held at the Maracana Stadium on September 7.
Two-time Paralympic judo champion, winner of the Baku 2015 European Games Ilham Zakiyev will be Azerbaijan`s flag-bearer at the ceremony.
Notably, Azerbaijan will be represented with 21 athletes of 6 sports at XV Summer Paralympics in Rio.