Egypt Wins Bronze and Gold Medals at Special Olympics World Winter Games

Via Yemen ElYoum

 

We all love the Olympics! We leave work early, change our daily schedules and cancel meetings just to watch our favorite athletes playing for their lives. Yet, one sports championship has gone unnoticed; the Special Olympics World Winter Games, held in Austria this year.

 

Via Special Olympics Egypt

 

Two Egyptian champions just won two medals at the special needs Olympics in the 100 meters running on ice race. Mohamed Abdo won a gold medal and Alaa Abdul Aziz won a bronze medal. How impressive?!

 

Via Special Olympics Egypt

Egypt is doing pretty good in floor hockey as well. The team lost to Algeria 3-0, but won the game against the UAE team at 3-1, with one game remaining against Cyprus which will determine the final results.

 

Egypt’s special Olympics Presodent, Hany Mahmoud, congratulated the players and the head of the Egyptian mission, Bassem Tuhami.

 

 

WE SAID THIS: Best of luck to our real heroes!

 

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Dina is an orthodontist with a passion for writing and blogging that surpasses the joy of straightening teeth. Her book blog “Closet nerd book club” promotes the work of young aspiring Egyptian authors. Her life’s guilty pleasure is tacky reality TV shows and the two addictions that have taken over her life are Game of Thrones and Perez Hilton.

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