Amérique Latine

Special Olympics Amérique latine fait partie de Special Olympics Inc., une organisation internationale dédiée à l'autonomisation des personnes avec déficience intellectuelle à développer leur conditionnement physique, à devenir membres productives et respectés de leur communauté grâce aux entrainements et compétitions sportives.

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mars 17, 2014 | Latin America: Argentina

Unified Sports-Coach

By Mario Madrid

Throughout the course of the event I managed to capture everything that depicts the word "unified".View Story Our first Balcarce 2013 Unified Sports tournament left us a clear message without prejudice that with love and with great teamwork we can all achieve. Throughout the course of the event I managed to capture everything that depicts the word "unified". All athletes formed a great team of people with joy, commitment and eager to share. They gave their maximum effort; if not, they were brave trying. Thanks for letting me be part of a beautiful Special Olympics program.

About Mario Madrid:I teach physical education in the cities of Mar del Plata and Balcarce. Working with both conventional students and students with intellectual disabilities. I enjoy my work and I have been fortunate to participate in sports, travels, and training for coaches. I am very proud and happy to work for Special Olympics.
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mars 17, 2014 | Latin America: Argentina

Unified Sports-Athlete

By Josefina Endler

I hope another tournament soon because I had a great time with my partner and my teacher who is cool.View Story Noelia Lugo seemed to me to be having fun and i really liked her super pass in the tournament. I hope another tournament soon because I had a great time with my partner and my teacher who is "cool". Happy New Year to you. Kisses to Maria and Noe I am a Special Olympics Athlete and live in the city of Balcarce.

About Josefina Endler:I am a Special Olympics Athlete and live in the city of Balcarce.
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mars 17, 2014 | Latin America: Argentina

Unified Sports- Unified Partner

By Josefina Endler

I loved my colleagues, we like being with the kids, from the beginning of meeting until the end we had a good time!View Story I loved my colleagues, we like being with the kids, from the beginning of meeting until the end we had a good time! We learned a lot. They taught us many things, how to play different forms of games and more. I felt comfortable with them and hopefully next year we can continue to work.

About Josefina Endler:I volunteer in the city of Balcarce.
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mars 17, 2014 | Latin America: Mexico

Unified Team of Guanajuato

By Paola Martinelli

From a base of 26 players who are part of local Lions Club programs and San Francisco del Rincón a selection of 18 players 10 Football players and 8 Special athletes was formed to take part in the two football tournaments.View Story From a base of 26 players who are part of local Lions Club programs and San Francisco del Rincón a selection of 18 players 10 Football players and 8 Special athletes was formed to take part in the two football tournaments in Banchetto Football field 7 in the July-September and September-November 2013 period. The second half of the Special Olympics Unified Team was adjourned. With this type of equipment we athletes with intellectual disabilities and without intellectual disabilities live together, train and learn from each other. Thank you very much to British Council and Premier Skills that supported the training process, as well as support the Unified football project during 2012.

About Paola Martinelli:National Marketing and Communications Manager
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mars 18, 2014 | Latin America: Mexico

Play Unified to Live Unified

By Paola Martinelli

Athletes Celebrating EKS Day

Special Olympics Mexico, Colima, celebrated EKS Day with a bowling exhibition game in which athletes demonstrated the techniques and skills learned in this sport.View Story Special Olympics Mexico, Colima, celebrated EKS Day with a bowling exhibition game in which athletes demonstrated the techniques and skills learned in this sport. In attendance was the Director of the Institute of Sport, Colima, Engineer David Ballesteros Peralta, as well as Engineer Raquel Avalos Delgadillo, Paralympic Sport Coordinator. The Director of the Institute of Colima was impressed and requested a unified friendly bowling tournament between employees of the Institute of Sport and Special Olympics Athletes of Colima. After the exhibition sport athletes, volunteers and family enjoyed a delicious Mexican food.

About Paola Martinelli:National Manager of Communications and Marketing
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Upcoming Events Around the World


Date

Event

Location

juil. 24 - 27 2014

Special Olympics Honduras National Bocce Competion

Join us June 24-27 in Tegucigalpa, Honduras as athletes and Unified partners from around the country will compete to qualify for the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Los Angeles, California. For more details, please refer to contact information below.
For more information
Gracia Mendez
Email:gmendez@olimpiadasespecialeshn.org
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Tegucigalpa
HONDURAS

août 1, 2014
7:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Special Olympics Costa Rica National Swimming Competion

Join us on August 1st at the CODEA Recreation Center in Alajuela, Costa Rica as athletes participate in an exciting day of swimming competition. For more details, please refer to contact information below.
For more information
Wady Wado
Email:wvado@olimpiadasespeciales.cr
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CODEA Recreation Center
Alajuela, San José
COSTA RICA

août 3 - 6 2014

Special Olympics Peru National Games

Join us August 3-6 in Lima, Peru as athletes and Unified partners from around the country will compete in football, basketball and volleyball to qualify for the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Los Angeles, California. For more details, please refer to contact information below.
For more information
Ivan Huapaya
Email:deportes@olimpiadasespecialesperu.org
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Lima
PERU

août 21 - 28 2014

Special Olympics Mexico National Games

Join us for the biggest Special Olympics Mexico event in the country. More than 800 hundred athletes from around the country will compete for a chance to qualify for the 2015 World Games in Los Angeles. The Games will feature Unified Football which join people with and without intellectual disabilities on the same team to play together. With over 2,000 spectators and 270 volunteers, these National Games promise to be a huge celebration for all of our athletes.
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Vacational Center Oaxtepec
Mexico City, D.F., Morelos
MEXICO

août 25 - 30 2014

Special Olympics El Salvador National Games

The 2014 Special Olympics El Salvador National Games will welcome 711 athletes from across the country to showcase their abilities in five days of sport competition. 150 coaches, 300 volunteers, 120 judges, families and spectators will join the athletes to celebrate inclusion, acceptance and the power of sports.
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Various VenuesSan Salvador
EL SALVADOR

août 25, 2014

El Salvador National Games

Join us August 25-30 in San Salvador, El Salvador as athletes and Unified partners from around the country will compete in football, open water swimming, aquatics and table tennis to qualify for the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Los Angeles, California. For more details, please refer to contact information below.
For more information
Johamy Alabi
Email:jalabi@olimpiadasespecialeselsalvador.org
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San Salvador
EL SALVADOR

sept. 20 - 25 2014

Special Olympics Ecuador National Games

More than 1,000 athletes from around Ecuador, 250 coaches, volunteers, family members and spectators will join together to celebrate the power of sports during the Special Olympics Ecuador National Games. The Games will take place in Macas City on 20-25 September. These Games will be qualifier for athletes to compete in the Special Olympics World Games in Los Angeles 2015.
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Various Venues
Macas, Morona Santiago
ECUADOR


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Special Olympics Amérique Latine
Ciudad del Saber Clayton
Av. Vicente Bonilla, 121, Ciudad del Saber
Panama City, Panama

bureau: +1 507 317-0615+1 507 317-0615
twitter: @oeamericalatina

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