Between May 2 and 4 2016 in the city of Edirne, Turkey, were held the Balkan Sports Game for Children with Special Needs. The games were organized by the Trakya University in Edirne.
This major event brought together teams of children with special needs from Turkey, Bulgaria, Macedonia, Serbia, Montenegro, the Republic of Kosovo, Bosnia and Herzegovina and others. The opening ceremony was solemn, featuring brass band and parade. The event was attended by the Minister of Sport, the Mayor of Edrine, the Dean of the Trakya University and other dignitaries.
Our young athletes participated in the discipline Athletics /running 50 meters/.
The little athletes from Karin Dom performed wonderfully and received medals at the official ceremony.
The hosts did a great job creating a cozy and comfortable atmosphere for all participants. Students, volunteers from Trakya University, helped in the organization of competitions and took care of children requiring special support.
For the children from Karin Dom this was un unforgettable experience to be rememberd with joy and pride. We hope that in the future there will be many more sports events like this one – inspiring confidence in the children and fait in their own abilities.