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Azərbaycan Milli Paralimpiya Komitəsi holds executive meeting

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The Executive Committee meeting Image credit: Azərbaycan Milli Paralimpiya Komitəsi

Yesterday, the Azərbaycan Milli Paralimpiya Komitəsi held their Executive Committee meeting in Sumgait, Azerbaijan.


Among the topics discussed was work done in the previous year, progress for newly supported sports, recent  athlete performance, and Baku 2015.  They approved the 2015 plan for the organization.  At the end of the meeting, 2014 coaches and athletes were awarded their prize money for their performances during the past year.

Later this year, Azerbaijan is hosting the inaugural European Games, with the only disability sports on the program being VI Judo. Unlike the Americas or Asia, there is not scheduled to be a regional Paralympic event following it.

Laura Hale
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Laura Hale is a sport journalist, specializing in Paralympic and disability sport news. Prior to helping found ParaSport-News, she spent two and a half years working as a journalist on Wikinews, a citizen journalism site. As a journalist, she has covered the 2012 Summer Paralympics in London, the 2013 IPC Alpine Skiing World Championships in La Molina, the 2014 Winter Paralympics in Sochi, and a number of other sporting events. She has additional experience with Paralympic sport having worked as a Wikipedian in Residence for the Australian and Spanish Paralympic Committees. She has a PhD in Communications from the University of Canberra.

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