The end of May and the beginning of June represented for Special Olympics Romania athletes within the program ”Inclusion through sport of children with intellectual disabilities” unified competitions, in events held with public, on generous sports fields with a lot of space.
Si we were happy to get moving and see eachother again on May 31st with the children from Blaj – the athletes from Techonological High School ”Timotei Cipariu” and the partners from the School ”Simion Bărnuțiu”. The involvement of volunteer coaches – Letiția Cornelia Mărginean and colleagues – was very important.
In Zalău took place on June 2nd, a sports competition in which children with disabilities from CSEI Speranța Zalău competed with students without disabilities from the Mihai Eminescu Secondary School. Several children from the NoRo Center also responded to the invitation to participate in the competition. They all had the CSS no. 2 volunteers close. We saw joy, energy and determination on the beautiful field that hosted the competition. All thanks to the volunteer coaches Szeredai Piroska and Adelina Crecan and the support of Amalia Sabău and Antonela Chezan!
On June 8th, another competition took place in Constanța, at CSEI Delfinul. The athletes had partners from Regina Maria School. Despite the treatening rain, children and adults alike enjoyed the movement. The coaching team consisted of Ana Maria Tofan and Nicolae Carapcea, as well as several volunteer teachers (Elena Cabuz and Cosma Pompilia).
Working together for an inclusive Europe!
* The project is funded by Iceland, Liechtenstein and Norway through the EEA and Norway Grants Fund for Regional Cooperation. It is implemented by the Motivation Romania Foundation, in partnership with Special Olympics organizations in Romania, Iceland, Slovakia, Lithuania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, with the support of Special Olympics Europe Eurasia and the University of Poznan, Poland.