The Medal Ceremony of VIII traditional Paralympic Sport Festival “Parafest” took place in the Sport Hall of the Russian Paralympic Committee head-quarters
Competition in wheelchair dance sport and chess were held in the first day of the Festival.
Before the start of competitions Russian wheelchair dance sport internationals Maxim Sedakov and Svetlana Kukushkina held a master class for athletes and guest of the Festival.
Winners and medalists of the first competition day were awarded with the diplomas and medals by Lev Seleznev, President of the Russian Federation of Sport for Persons with Physical Impairment and Raisa Oganesyan, Director General of the RFSPPI.
More than 130 athletes from 22 organizations and 14 Russian regions are participating at the Festival this year.