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Special Olympic Bharat organises sports event for physically challenged



As per the direction of Ministry of Youth Affairs and Sports, the nodal agency Special Olympic Bharat has organised national- level sports tournament for all types of physically challenged players in Chenna

i from February 17 to 22.

In the sports event 24 participants from 10 districts have participated.

Salman Mohd won gold medal in soft ball throw competition, Uday Vishwakarma and Bhaiyalal Gurjar won gold in 50 meter race, Aditya Sen in Bocce, Umesh Rathor won gold in 200 meter race.

Akshaya Sen won silver in Bocce, Amit Soni got silver in shotput, Gajendra won silver in 50m swimming contest and Abhishek won silver in 50m race.

Rahul won bronze in 200 m race whereas Javed and Mukesh won bronze in 100m race during the championship.

Where in team events Aditya Sen and Akshya Sen won gold in Bocce and in 400m relay race Umesh, Abhishek, Siman and Javed Khan won gold medals.