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INTERNATIONAL PARALYMPIC COMMITTEE

NPC Azerbaijan celebrates 20 years

IPC President Sir Philip Craven met with the NPC to discuss continuing growth of the Movement in Azerbaijan. 18 Feb 2016
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Elshan Huseynov, Powerlifting, Azerbaijan, Almaty 2015
Azerbaijan’s Elshan Huseynov won the country's first medal in the men’s up to 107kg class at the 2015 IPC Powerlifting Asian Open Championships.
ⒸKonstantin Kniazevych & Anatoly Kudyakov

International Paralympic Committee (IPC) President Sir Philip Craven was in Baku, Azerbaijan, to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the country’s National Paralympic Committee (NPC) on 7 February.

Sir Philip Craven met with the NPC’s President Ilgar Rahimov and British Paralympic Association Honorary Vice President Tony Sainsbury. Rahimov spoke on the work that was done to grow the Paralympic Movement in the country.

The three also met together to discuss how to they can work together in the future to continue the development of para-sport in Azerbaijan.