In Elista we met Kalmyk Paralympic athletes Ochir Boskhomdzhiev and Maria Elsukova.
Paralympians from Kalmykia took part in the Russian Boccia Cup tournament among athletes with musculoskeletal disorders in the city of Aleksin, Tula Region. 89 of the strongest athletes from different regions took part in the tournament.
Representatives of Kalmykia Ochir Boskhomdzhiev took 1st place, and Maria Elsukova took 5th place. At the same time, Maria completed the sports category of Candidate Master of Sports and joined the reserve team of the Russian national team.
Based on the results of team performances, Ochir and Maria took 2nd place in the pairs competition.
At the regional Ministry of Sports, para-athletes were awarded certificates for a cash prize for high sporting achievements.