Raul Khadzhimba conducted a meeting with young Abkhaz sportsmen- participants of IJKA world karate championship which took place in Istanbul (Turkey) end of May.
Member of People’s Assembly – Parliament Said Kharazia, President of the Federation of karate of Abkhazia Ahra Abukhba and the Chair of the Federation of karate of Abkhazia Gennadiy Bartsits also took part in the meeting.
Akhra Abukhba reported the President on the success of Abkhaz team in the IKA world championship, stating in particular that our sportsmen brought 15 medals and a team prize indicating that they took the second place. He underlined that sportsmen participated at this international contest under state flag of the Republic of Abkhazia and showed extraordinary results.
Sportsmen expressed their gratitude to the head of state for financial support that enabled them to participate in the championship and gifted him the team prize.
Raul Khadzhimba highly appreciated the success of young sportsmen. “We have a lot of aims to develop sports in Abkhazia. The state will further do everything possible to support and develop child and juvenile sports, to support sportsmen”, said the President.
Raul Khadzhimba wished young sportsmen success and new victories.