27 October, 2006
National Games for the Disabled today
Close to 600 athletes will participate in a one day "National Games for the Disabled" at the Post Fiji Stadium today. Athletes from 19 special education schools and institutions from around Fiji will participate. Events will focus on track and field events, volleyball and rugby for the hearing impaired. Competition will be in grades of below 9 years, 9 to 11 years, 12 to 14 years, and 15 years and over. Also taking part are 8 elite athletes who will be taking part in the FESPIC Games to be held at Kuala Lumpur on 25 November to 1 December 2006. The Suva program beings at 8am.