Strong Indian contingent for Special Olympics

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New Delhi, March 5: A 378 strong SO Bharat contingent including 289 Athletes, 73 Coaches, 1 HOD, 4 Assistant HODs and 11 Assistant Staff from all over India were given a rousing send-off for the fast approaching Special Olympics World Summer Games 2019 today at The Frank Anthony Public School, New Delhi.

The participants will depart on March 8 for the global event where they will represent India in 14 out of 24 Olympic-type sports. The teams have been practicing in their respective states and also at the National level camps held under the supervision of Victor R Vaz, National Sports Director, SO Bharat and the Head of the delegation.

The multi-sport event for athletes with intellectual disabilities will be held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates from March 14-21, 2019.

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