DUSHANBE, April 12, Asia-Plus -- Tajik alpine skiers Alisher Qudratov has been entered in database of International Skiing Federation (FIS), according to information from Tajikistan National Olympic Committee (NOC).  

Farid Solehov, a spokesman for the Tajik NOC, says Tajik sportsman was entered in the FIC database after participation in the FIS competitions in Iran on April 3-8 2006.  

“This will allow our sportsman to take part international competitions and gather necessary number of points necessary for participating in Olympics Games,” the NOC spokesman said.   

Besides Alisher Qudratov, and Sharipov brothers Abdusattor and Abdughaffor represented Tajikistan in the alpine skiing competitions in Iran.   

According to Solehov, Alisher Qudratov was 23 rd in the special slalom discipline and the Sharipov brothers Abdusattor and Abdughaffor were 33 rd and 49 th respectively.  In the slalom-giant discipline, Alisher took the 25 th place and Abdusattor and Abdughaffor were 42 nd and 48 th respectively.   

In total, 79 sportsmen from Tajikistan, France, Iran, Pakistan, Armenia and Uzbekistan took part in the alpine skiing competitions in Iran.  

Tajikistan’s NOC and the “Telecom Technology” company have provided financial support for our sportsmen to participate in these competitions.