Park University student wins international piano competition

An 18-year-old undergrad at Park University has won an international piano competition in London.

Behzod Abduraimov, a native of Uzbekistan and student of Park's award-winning pianist and teacher Stanislav Ioudenitch, won first prize Tuesday in the London International Piano Competition 2009.

Abduraimov was the youngest of 24 pianists who performed in the competition, which began April 18.