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Afghan National Olympic Committee opens gymnasium for disabled athletes

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Afghan National Olympic Committee opens gymnasium for disabled athletes

zahir aghbarHead of the Afghan National Olympic Committee laid the foundation stone of the first gymnasium for the disabled individuals.

Costing 34 million AFN, the facility is funded by the development budget of the National Olympic Committee.

This comes as an Afghan disabled athlete, Abbas Karimi, recently won a gold medal in Disabled Student Swimming Competition in Istanbul, Turkey.

The 14 year old was born without arms won gold medal after participating in the competition attended by disabled students from 35 countries.

Karimi could be the first Afghan athlete to represent Afghanistan as a swimmer in the paralympic games, which are due to be organized in Brazil in 2014.



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