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XV Summer Paralympic Games starts in Rio

The opening ceremony will be held tonight

Baku. 7 September. REPORT.AZ/ 2016 Summer Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro starting tonight.

Report informs ceremony to be held at the Marakana stadium begins at 18:15 local time (01:15 Baku time).

Two-time judo Paralympics champion, 6-times European champion and winner of Baku-2015 European Games Ilham Zakiyev will carry Azerbaijan's tricolor during the ceremony. In addition, during the opening ceremony a surprise prepared for Azerbaijani viewers.

Competitions will start on September 8. Azerbaijan will be represented by 27 paralympics and 6 of them are women. Athletes will compete in judo, athletics, swimming, shooting, archery and power lifting for 44 medals.

The delegation left for Rio-de-Janeiro on September 2. On September 5, the flag raising ceremony took place in Paralympic Village.

Paralympic Games will end on September 18.

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