Paralympic day - 2nd Kordelio Gymnasium

Mon, 05 Dec 2016

On Monday, December 5, 2016, on the occasion of the International Day for Disabled People , the Association 'PERPATO', following the invitation of the 2nd High School of Eleftherios – Kordelio, organized a "Paralympic day at school" with 5 Paralympic sports demonstration stations. The activities took place in the indoor gymnasium of the school, where two athletes with mobility disabilities actively helped to carry out the action, one of whom spoke to the children about Paralympic sport, the wheelchair movement and answered the students ' questions, while a demonstration of the sport "Wheelchair basketball"took place.

The Paralympic sports stations were:
· Boccia
* Volleyball sitting athletes
· Badminton
* Wheelchair basketball 
* Athletics for the visually impaired (road events)

The 90 students of the third grade of the 2nd gymnasium of Eleftheriou-Kordelio passed through all the stations. Most of them first came into contact with Paralympic sports. The purpose of this action was to entertain, inform and raise awareness among students.