Swami Brahmanand Pratishthan is very proud of all the special students who participated in the Special Olympics Asia Pacific Games held in Newcastle Australia from 1st to 7th December. The sports competitions started on December 2 and went on till December 7..
More than 2,500 athletes with an intellectual disability, their coaches and support teams representing 29 nations from around the Asia Pacific region participated in various events like athletics, basketball, bocce, badminton, cricket, football, table tennis, ten pin bowling and swimming.
The Special Olympics Bharat was represented by a contingent consisting of 520 athletes, coaches and staff, representing 21 states. India won 389 medals in all. 42 participants who represented Maharashtra won 55 medals.
Four students of our Organisation participated in the Games
.Ms. Lakshmi Shetty won 2 gold medals in the Table Tennis mixed doubles event while
Mst. Yash Mhaske won a silver medal in the 4 kg shot put throw and
Ms. Disha Maru won 2 bronze medals in the 100m freestyle and 25m swimming relay race.
Mst. Shrilak Bhoir a student of our Uran centre also won a silver medal in the cricket match.
The organization is celebrating its silver jubilee year. The students of the school have brought laurels not only to the school but also to the Nation. They have in the past and now proven that they are capable of achieving success in spite of their limitations.
“I CAN AND I WILL, NO ONE & NOTHING CAN STOP ME”