Uzbekistan athletes won 70 medals of the Asian Games
Uzbekistan athletes, who won 21 gold, 24 silver and 25 bronze medals at the 18th Asian Games held in the Indonesian cities of Jakarta and Palembang, returned to the homeland.
At Tashkent International Airport named after Islam Karimov they were met by representatives of ministries and agencies, sports federations, parents and sports fans.
At the Asian Games, organized by the Olympic Council of Asia, 232 athletes from Uzbekistan defended the honor of Uzbekistan in 30 sports.
In high jump, Svetlana Radzivil from Uzbekistan conquered the height of 1.96 meters and won a gold medal, updating the record of the Asian Games.
The Prime Minister of the Republic of Uzbekistan A.Aripov addressed the solemn event.
Javokhir Tashkhodjayev, photos by Muhammad Amin, UzA