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Athletics School for disabled people in Uruguay

The British Embassy in Montevideo supported this project.

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Athletics School
Athletics School

Disabled children, teenagers and adults can now enjoy an Athletics School in Montevideo, located in Franklin D. Roosevelt School.

The school’s students, as well as any other disabled person wanting to exercise, are now able to practice sports at this school and at the Montevideo Athletics Track with specialist teachers.

This project is part of the National Programme of Disability and is promoted by the British Embassy in Montevideo, Franklin D. Roosevelt School and the Athletics Confederation of Uruguay.

Published 18 September 2013