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25 Jun 2023 | Sun 16:11
The team that competed in the Special Olympics World Games
The team that competed in the Special Olympics World Games
Ministry of Youth, Sports & Community Empowerment
Special Olympics World Games
Pres. applauds Maldives' outstanding performance at Special Olympics World Games
The Special Olympics World Games was held in Germany
Maldives bagged gold and bronze at the games
Special Olympics Maldives was made an official association during the incumbent administration of President Solih

President Ibrahim Mohamed Solih has congratulated the national team on their outstanding performance in the Special Olympics World Games.

Taking to Twitter on Sunday, President Solih congratulated the two athletes who bagged gold, the athlete who won bronze as well as the other athletes representing Maldives in the competition.

The Maldives’ team competed in Badminton and athletics during this year’s tournament, with Aishath Laika Hussain bagging gold in the Level B 100-meter run.

Maniya Adam bagged gold in Badminton, with Zaana Ali Shareef having won bronze in the 200-meter run.

Alongside the three athletes who brought home medals from the Special Olympics World Games in Germany, other athletes representing Maldives at the games include Hussain Sujoodh Naashid, Ibrahim Humaid Mohamed and Mohamed Raaif Shareef.

The athletics team was coached by Aishath Mauva and Ahmed Nizam, with Ali Sharmeel and Aishath Afnan Rasheed having coached the Badminton team.

Special Olympics Maldives was made an official association during the incumbent administration of President Solih.

Since then, the country has competed in a number of tournaments with special focus on Special Olympics, and the team has observed complete success during this year’s games.

Last updated at: 11 months ago
Reviewed by: Fathimath Zuhaira
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