Ambassador K.Ozoliņš congratulates Latvian paralympic athletes on victory at the European Youth Games for Disabled in Brno

06.07.2011. 18:04

On 2 July at the Closing ceremony of the European Youth Games for Disabled Ambassador Kaspars Ozoliņš met the Latvian paralympic athletes and congratulated on their victory. The paralympic representatives from Latvia Edgars Kļaviņš and Elīze Strazdiņa won three honorary awards in disciplines of athletics, which meets the standards for the Paralympic Games in London. Edgars Kļaviņš won two gold medals in the 100 meters and long jump and Elīze Strazdiņa won a silver medal in long jump.

The European Youth Games for Disabled took place in Brno from 29 June to 3 July. At the competition there were 412 participants from 12 countries.