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October 24, 2013 | Europe Eurasia: Spain

The National Police Academy of Spain Open Doors to Special Olympics Spain

By Maureen Rabbitt

The Swim Meet was reported in one of Spain's leading newspapers, ABC.

Special Olympics Spain have just celebrated their 2013 National Swim Meet which saw 111 athletes from all over the country gather in the city of Avila for three days of intense competition. For the first time ever the Spanish National Police Academy opened its doors to Special Olympics providing the tournament with the necessary venues, resources and man power. The Swim Meet began with a Law Enforcement Torch Run through the streets of Avila. Director of Internal Affairs at the National Police Academy, José Luis Tejedor, spoke at the Opening Ceremony referring to the athletes as true champions and emphasizing the values shared between the Spanish Police and the Athletes: commitment, hard work, discipline and camaraderie. Partnership between Special Olympics Spain and the National Police Academy is expected to continued.

About Maureen Rabbitt: I am Communications & Brand Director for Special Olympics Europe Eurasia.

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