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Kazakhstan National Paralympic Team has won 10 gold, 9 silver and 10 bronze medals at the 10th IWAS World Junior Games 2014.
The Opening Ceremony of flag bearers took place in Sochi.
Kazakhstan Paralympics athletes haven’t won any medals in the Games so far.
US swimmer Bradley Snyder on Friday won gold in the men's S11 100m freestyle at the London Paralympics -- a year after losing his sight when an improvised explosive device exploded in his face in Afghanistan.
Packed crowds on Friday greeted the first day of athletics at the Paralympics but the jubilant mood was overshadowed by a mix-up that saw the wrong athlete awarded a gold.
If Kazakhstan Paralympics athletes are among the Top Ten in their sports, it would be a big luck for Kazakhstan, Yelsiyar Kanagatov said.
Kazakhstan Paralympic winners will get money prizes of $50,000 for gold, $35,000 for silver and $25,000 for bronze medals.
Seven disabled Kazakhstan athletes have qualified for the Paralympics.
Seven paralympians will represent Kazakhstan at London Olympics.
The 2nd Kazakhstan Wheelchair Dancing Championship is being held in Kostanay as part of the Boundless Opportunities nation-wide campaign.
Two Kazakhstan swimmers qualified for 2012 Paralympics.