October 17th

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 ' Recreational and Handisport Day of Disabled Persons'

 

This day, which is crucial for Haitian athletes with physical, sensory or intellectual, will host more than 300 athletes from nine departments of Haiti.

He also said that the date of October 17th was chosen for the conduct of this competition because the NOC wants to commemorate the way the death of the Emperor Jacques 1st. Empowering people with disabilities and sensitizing society to the cause of the disabledare also part of the objectives pursued in the context of these sports.

 

The "Day of national disabled sports competitions," an initiative of the National Paralympic Committee of Haiti. Mr. Jean Chevalier sanon, the president of the National Paralympic Committee   explains why that date "day of October 17th for people with disabilities" said the October 17th was  chosen for the conduct of this competition because the NPC wants commemorate his wayto the  death of the Emperor Jacques 1st. Empowering people with disabilities andsensitizing society to the cause of the disabled are also part of the objectives pursued in the context of these sports.Disabled or not, it was important that everyone contributes to mentor people with any disability."This is a way to demonstrate that the disabled also have their part to play in national life and they should not be excluded from society."Called sports adapted sports for people with disabilities mental... said Para-sport whose rules have been designed so that it can be practiced by people with physical or sensory disabilities.

 

October 17th a day of commemoration of the Emperor accomplissents, also a valuation day for disabled persons every year was the same age, October 17th organizes a department to another, this is a way also to enable disabled people to enjoy the departments of the national territory of the country, together with other disabled people from other parts of the country. to create a kind of exchange in cultural diversification inter departemental. This is the recreative part of October 17th  for disabled guests. the other party, which is wheelchair ... they gathered to showcase those they can do in sports matters. an opportunity for them to take part in international games. Disability sport movement seeks integration, physical and emotional development of disabled people. Its main purpose is to increase the number of participants with disabilities in different sports both nationally and internationally.Among the sports include table tennis, basketball on wheelchairs, athletics, football, weightlifting, racing wheelchairs and pétanque.Plusieurs categories athletes will compete: 100 meters ( legged, young teenager with intellectual disabilities), 100 m Tandem: not seeing and guides, 200m, 400m: 800m marathon and young teenager with intellectual disabilities, wheelchair race: cerebral palsy, one-legged.
 

This year in 2016, the FHAIPH, in collaboration with the NOC is to their ninth edition of the competition  October 17th.In another, with concern for donors appuiyer this initiative. we Digicel, which is 4 years one of the main partners of the National Committees Paralympic and Special Olympic committees allows to realize all the years the national disabled sports days and still enjoys support our athletes as they participate in competitions international. We also have: The UNDP Haiti pa with PSI. Unicef and others. We take this opportunity to wish them again a specials thanks, thank you help to make sense of a life vulnerable.