City Games Chitral 2009 for special children finalized under special Olympics Pakistan and Aga Khan Social Welfare Board.
CHITRAL: Two days City Games Chitral 2009 of Special Olympics Pakistan ended at Polo ground Garamchishma. Aga Khan Social Welfare Board and Special Olympics Pakistan organized the city games. Special Athletes 2009 were also retarded on the occasion. Special people (players) participated in different games during two days special olympics games. March Past of Athletes was held by special people (players) in the ground, which were highly appreciated by the audiences. Special people also presented National Anthem and performed Torch Entry by giving the Olympics torch from one to other groups. Athletes, Coach and officials oath taking ceremony was also held in the ground by their heads, coaches and captains. An athlete (special player) delivered speech and appeal the physically fit and normal people to consider them human being to treat and respect them because they are often snub and considering second citizen by normal people as a result they deeply shocked, hearted, and discourage. Athletes participated in 50 and 100 Metes race competition. Special people also played football match in the final match Chitral and Garamchishma special people football teams participated in which Chitral defeated his rival team with 3 goals than 2 goals. Special Olympics friendship circle was also held where special people and all spectators participated to join hands of each other in a round circle of the ground. Boechi games among special people contested which was liked very much by spectators.
Arif Shafi Regional Director Federal of Special Olympics Pakistan was chief guest of the first session while Tehsil Nazim Chitral Sartaj Ahmad Khan was chief guest of the second session while the ceremony was presided over by Amir Wali Khan president Aga Khan local Council Garamchishma. Addressing on the occasion Chief guest Arif Shafi said that we have 18000 special people who participating in special Olympics games on Pakistan level as well as they are also sending abroad. He said that main objectives of these games to encourage these special people to play positive role in the society. He said that logo of these people is let me win but if I cannot win let be brave in the attempt. He said that we should to care them because they deserving of our special attention. He expressed his concern over that there is no female participant in these games from special children they must be encouraged and to come forward. He said that some special children performed excellently on international level games because of proper attention and caring by family members.
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