The Unified Sports festival 2015 will be held at the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium, Chennai on the 11th of January 2015 from 9.30 AM onwards.
More than 600 Intellectually challenged athletes are expected to take part along with the more 600 unified partners from main stream schools and corporates.
Individuals who wish to take part as walk-in participants are also welcome to step in and take part in the mega event.
Certificates and medals will be provided to the winning teams.
This project is jointly organised by the Round table 10 of Chennai in association with Special olympics Bharat.
STEP IN, TAKE PART & ENJOY....ITS UNIFIED SPORTS
Special Olympics Bharat – Tamilnadu in association with Lions Club of South Madras is conducting an eye camp ‘Opening Eyes’ for children and adult athletes who are intellectually challenged, under the supervision of Dr. Rekhi, Area Clinic Director, approved by Special Olympics international at Bapalal Bhavan, 15/9, First Seaward Road, Valmikki Nagar, Tiruvanmiyur, Chennai - 41 on the 21st of January 2014, between 9 to 4 pm.
Unified Sports Event involving the participation of Special and Normal Athletes will be conduced at Nethaji Stadium, Vellore 632 001 from 10.30 am on July, 12, 2014
The Unified National Sports will be held at Chennai from 24th to 28th of August 2014 where more than 300 athletes, officals and volunteers are expected to take part.
Having fun, developing skills and building self-esteem, all while participating in year-round sports training and competition is the life of a Special Olympics athlete. Whatever their age or skill level, with 30 sports to choose from, Special Olympics has something for every person with an intellectual disability’ said
Dr. J. Paul Devasagayam, the Area Director, Special Olympics Bharat - Tamil Nadu. ‘Special Olympics Bharat (SOB) believes that consistent training is indispensable to the Development of an individual’s sports skills SOB spreads the message of love for these intellectually challenged children.