Special Olympics Mauritius, in collaboration with The Mentally Handicapped Persons Sports Federation hosted a very successful Regional Games at Sir Gaëtan Duval stadium, Rose Hill.View Story ▼Special Olympics Mauritius, in collaboration with The Mentally Handicapped Persons Sports Federation hosted a very successful Regional Games at Sir Gaëtan Duval stadium, Rose Hill. Approximately 150 athletes from different special schools in the Central, Southern and Western regions participated in the games.
Great support was shown by family members and other spectators. Athletes who would advanced to national level participated to be eligible to advance to World Games. Sports competitions give athletes a great platform to unleash their sporting potential and experience joy through participation..
The athletes competed in 50m run, 50m walk, 100m walk, 100m run, 200m run and 400m run, Softball, Long Jump, Shot Put, and Bocce.
The Opening Ceremony was addressed by the Municipal Councillor of Beau Bassin, Mrs. Karen Fook Yoon. She assured the program that the Council would support their activities and was very honoured to be part of the event.
Many thanks to the event planners from the Ministry of Youth and Sports, and the Ministry of Social Security for supporting the event.
About Mr Satyagan Choytun :Special Olympics Mauritius National Director View less ▲