Nyasha Derera

Sargent Shriver International Global Messenger (SSIGM) Athlete leader 2019-2023 Special Olympics Zimbabwe
Nyasha in a red polo speaking to the camera during the filming of an instructional video.
Special Olympics athletes have skills and abilities beyond sports. In a new Expert Tip video series, athletes share their know-how on a range of helpful and popular topics.
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Special Olympics athletes have skills and abilities beyond sports. In a new Expert Tip video series, athletes share their know-how on a range of helpful and popular topics.
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Group of seven athletes standing in front of a sign that reads, Changing the world is a contact sport, game on. Some of the athletes are holding Bocce balls.
For the very first time, Special Olympics hosted a Unified Bocce experience at the United Nations.
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Nyasha Derera at the United Nations
During the 12th Session of the UN Conference of States Parties to the CRPD, Special Olympics Zimbabwe athlete Nyasha Derera shared his personal story of exclusion. #choosetoinclude
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A group of athletes close together posing with thumbs up and the peace sign; athletes are wearing red and white Adidas football uniforms.
On Monday, June 10th, Special Olympics International, in partnership with the United Nations Division for Inclusive Social Development of the Department of Economic and Social Affairs and the Permanent Mission of Ecuador to the United Nations will host a panel discussion at the United Nations in conjunction with the 12th session of the Conference of States Parties to the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities.
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Haseeb Abbasi at Opening Ceremony
Sargent Shriver International Global Messengers have been busy at the 2019 World Games!
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Daniel Smrokowski and Nyasha Derera.
Daniel Smrokowski, a Sargent Shriver International Global Messenger, interviews fellow Sargent Shriver International Global Messenger and Special Olympics Zimbabwe Athlete, Nyasha Derera.
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Nyasha Derere from Zimbabwe speaks on stage as a panelist during the Global Athlete Congress in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic. He has on a blue collard shirt with a black jacket that is adorned with Special Olympics and iInclusion pins. A representative is sitting to his left.
Voted in as the NEW Chair of the Global Athletes Congress, Nyasha Derere will serve as a member of the Board of Directors for Special Olympics.
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Sargent Shriver International Global Messengers 2019-2023; Special Olympics logo and Special Olympics 50th Anniversary logo
Congratulations to the Sargent Shriver International Global Messengers (SSIGMs) class of 2018-2022 for being selected.