Fun day for all

In memory of the founder of the Special Olympics Eunice Kennedy Shriver who died in 2009, Special Olympics Barbados will host a competition fun day at the Garfield Sobers Sports Complex tomorrow from 1 p.m. to 4.30 p.m.

There will be three events: bocce, five-a-side football and a 2km cross-country race.The competition fun day is free and the general public is encouraged to participate

Shriver, sister of late US President John F. Kennedy, founded the Special Olympics in 1968 and the organisation now serves four million athletes in 170 countries, including more than 800 in Barbados.

Celebrations are being held tomorrow, dubbed EKS Day, across the globe in her memory under the theme: “Play Unified to Live Unified”.

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