Tokyo 2020’s Road: Para-Swimmers Dive In As All Laos Meet Proves Milestone En Route Toward National Teams, Paralympic Dreams

Laos First National Para-Swimming Championships 2019

With just some 500 days or so to go to the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games, inclement weather did not stop swimmers including prospective Lao Paralympic Athletes heating up the lanes at the first national competition for para-swimmers in Laos’ capital Vientiane as 25 swimmers from 12 Laos provinces took part.

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The tournament was made up of people from various backgrounds.,

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Competitors ranged from swimmers with wide-raging representative experience to those who have practiced in rivers because there is no pool in their district.
 Popular singer and an official supporter of JICA Laos -ອົງການຮ່ວມມືສາກົນຢີ່ປຸ່ນ-  Tar Apacts lent excitement to the gathering. His track “Love is all Around” is a motivational tune that encourages hope and participation for all folk.
 In the wake of the tournament, swimmers are practicing continuously towards future competitions along the Road to Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games and beyond.

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 Similarly, the hope is that the quality of Laos Para-swimming is further developed.

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Asian Development with the Disabled Persons – ADDP is aiming to continue to support the potential and capacity development of Laos’ para-athletes, coaches and officials.

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Laos First National Para-Swimming Championships 2019

Laos First National Para-Swimming Championships 2019

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