Latvia Will Miss the Paralympic Games in Sochi Due to Lack of Funds

January 15, 2014
Photo: Xinhua

RIGA, January 15. The Latvian national team will not take part in the Winter Paralympic games in Sochi because of insufficient funding from the state. This was reported to the media by the president of the national paralympic committee, Daiga Dadzīte.

“There is not money,” said Dadzīte in an interview with radio Baltkom, speaking of the reasons for the Latvian team missing the Paralympics.

The Winter Paralympic Games will be held in Sochi from the 7th to the 16th of March this year.