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Uzbekistan athletes will participate in the Asian Games

The sports delegation of Uzbekistan will participate with 230 athletes in almost 30 sports in the Asian Games. In addition, over 100 officials (trainers, doctors, managers, media workers) will actively work during the games that take place in Jakarta.

The Asian Games will be attended by over 11 300 athletes from 45 countries.

Athletes will compete in 40 types, and 67 directions of sports.

The Asian Games in Indonesia have historical significance for Uzbek sports. After all, the national form of sport kurash was first introduced into the program of the Asian Games in Jakarta.

In addition, Uzbekistan athletes will also take part for the first time in the Asian Games in such sports as jiu-jitsu, pencak silat, sambo and equestrian.

(Source: UzA)