Special Olympics Zambia will hold the “unified sports day” at the Olympic Youth Development Centre on the 2nd of December, 2017.
The event is in line with commemoration of the 2017 international day of persons with disabilities whose theme is “Transforming towards sustainable and resilient society for all”
About 350 persons with and without intellectual disabilities participate in unified football, bocce, fun and movement games, shuttle relay as well as undergo health checks.
First lady of ESTHER LUNGU is expected to grace the occasion.
One of the athletes that brought honors to Zambia is DAISY NGUNI, who won silver in the 100 metres athletics at the 2015 Special Olympics world games in Los Angeles.
Special Olympics is founded on the belief that people with intellectual disabilities can, with proper instruction and encouragement, learn, enjoys and benefit from participation in individual and team sports.