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Sierra Leone Sports: Para Olympians undergo training prior to 2020

The Executive Secretary of the National Paralympics Committee (NPC), Alexander Thullah, has said the one-day training on Para Powerlifting was a success. He described the training as a blessing for those who are undergoing it and appealed to the participants to take the training very seriously because at the end you are going to receive certificates. He said at the end he wants the participants to pass the knowledge gained to their colleagues in the different communities. He said the training is in line with the effort to prepare the ground for the 2020 Paralympics games. The President of the Committee Unisa Deen Kargbo (UDK) who was the facilitator of the training said they want people to have insight about para powerlifting coaching as the international Paralympics Committee (IPC) will soon request for participants to undergo certified para powerlifting coaching course. The Assistant Director of Sport, Paul Lambert Sesay said they should go out and pass the knowledge gained to the athletes and the other coaches who were not part of the training. The training was divided in both theory and practical


By Bernard Turay

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Monday December 03 2018.

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