5m young people to boccia, goalball
, sitting volleyball and athletics, as well as to offer schools the opportunity to win incredible prizes - including a trip to the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.
The remaining 11 teams competed in athletics, volleyball, basketball, handball, table tennis, bowling, weightlifting, swimming, judo, karate and goalball
Earlier on Saturday, the UAE were denied of a certain gold medal in the goalball
after they were held to a 7-7 draw by hosts Saudi Arabia.
Kirklees athletes Peter Doyle, 17, and Brittany Stead, 18, tackled the 170-mile coast to coast Way of the Roses cycle route in aid of goalball
, which they both play competitively.
Each camp ran from 10am-4pm and consisted of short one hour sport sessions that included badminton, boccia, goalball
, orienteering, futsal, football, tennis, basketball and various athletic activities which take place in both the Olympic and Paralympic Games.
Today, he has rebuilt his life, having married and taken up goalball
, where he hopes to inspire young people to engage with sport.
Ability defeats disability If you ever thought that sports is an intimidating challenge for a blind individual, Noah can prove you wrong as he practices several kinds of sport such as swimming, biking, hiking in addition to camping, skiing, ice skating, and playing goalball
, an exclusive sport for athletes with visual impairments according to the paralympic movement website.
The sporting action on March 20 will kick off at 9am with the top student athletes in football, taekwondo, goalball
and shooting vying for top honours.
Sports and physical activities included in Camp Abilities' programs include Paralympic sports such as goalball
, track and field, judo, and swimming; recreational activities like rock climbing, archery, horseback riding, kayaking, and beep kickball; sports specifically designed for individuals who are visually impaired, such as beep baseball; and typical physical education activities with modifications for students with visual impairments (for instance, bicycling, and gymnastics).
Wheelchair basketball was one of four sports contested at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park as part of the day's celebrations with boccia, goalball
and swimming also being contested.
Swimming was one of four sports contested at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park as part of the day's celebrations with boccia, goalball
and wheelchair basketball taking place in the Copper Box Arena.
Nearly 200 teams of primary and secondary school pupils competed in a variety of sports including goalball
, handball, netball, rounders, tennis, para cricket, athletics and paraathletics.