Paralympic day - 7th Primary School of Komotini

Wed, 29 Mar 2017

On Wednesday, March 29, the Association 'PERPATO' at the invitation of the 7th Primary School of Komotini, organized "Paralympic day at school" with 5 Paralympic sports demonstration stations. The activities took place at the Komotini Indoor Stadium , where six athletes with motor impairment actively helped to carry out the action and talked to the children about Paralympic sport, the wheelchair movement, answered the students ' questions and held the demonstration of the sports "Wheelchair basketball" and Boccia.
The Paralympic sports stations were:
· Boccia
* Volleyball sitting athletes
· Badminton
· goalball
. Wheelchair basketball
. experiential game
* Athletics for the visually impaired (road events)
* Athletics for the visually impaired (long jump event )

The 130 Elementary students 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 and to form a positive attitude towards disability.