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.
Volleyball Championships will be held at Mehsana, Gujarat from 23rd to the 28th August 2013
National coaching Camp ( Bocce ) Kerala
The Special Olympics Asia Pacific games will be held in Newcastle, Australia from November, 28, to December,8, 2013. Special Athletes from India including medal winners in the national and international games are expected to take part in the games. As a preparatory camp, Special Olympics - Bharat has given Tamilnadu chapter the privilege of conducting the preparatory camp at the St.Josephs College of Engineering, Chennai which will be held from July 31 to August 4, 2013. Special arrangements to transport athletes by buses as well as appropriate accomodation facilities have been made for the particpating athletes.
National Championship for Table tennis will be held at Srinagar from the 17th to 22nd of August, 2013.
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.