Two athletes to represent Uzbekistan in Paralympic Games for the first time. GETTY IMAGES

The World Taekwondo Federation has published a ranking that will award licences for the Paris 2024 Summer Paralympic Games, UzA reports.

Five of Uzbekistan's Paralympians have qualified for the Paralympic Games, two of them for the first time. They are Ziyoda Isokova (-47 kg), Guljanoy Naimova (+65 kg), Zukhriddin Tokhirov (-63 kg), Javokhir Alikulov (-70 kg) and Asad Toshtemirov (-80 kg). Naimova is the reigning Paralympic champion, while Alikulov and Toshtemirov will be making their Paralympic debuts in Paris. 

Uzbekistan's Para Taekwondo team will be represented by three athletes at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games.