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US Athletes Without Limits Head to Italy for Global Games

September 1, 2011 – Athletes Without Limits, a nonprofit dedicated to helping athletes with intellectual disability integrate and accelerate in sport, is proud to announce a strong US National team for the 2011 INAS Global Games. The Games are the world championship for athletes with intellectual disability and a key qualifier in Swimming, Track & Field for London 2012 Paralympic Games. Athletes Without Limits will be leading a team of six athletes to Liguria, Italy, for the prestigious international event that takes place every 4 years in the year before the ...

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2011 Global Games World Championships Italy

September 24- October 4, 2011 Liguria, Italy Athletes Without Limits is organizing the eligibility, team selection and travel for the US team competing at the 2011 Global Games. This will be our second trip to the Global Games following a strong showing and 5 US medals at the 2009 Games in the Czech Republic. Global Games is an Olympic-style, world championship competition for the top athletes with intellectual disability competing in: Athletics (Track & Field, Cross Country), Cycling, Basketball (team), Futsal (team indoor soccer), Swimming, Table ...

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Athlete Without Limits’ Syd Lea Wins MABRA Cyclocross Series

Lea won 2 races and placed in the top 3 in several others (competing against non-disabled riders) to capture the 2009 MABRA Cat4 Men series title While he has regularly placed in the top 10 in MABRA and other cyclocross events, 2009 marks his last season as a Cat 4 Cross racer — with two wins and several top 3 finishes he'll be required to move up to the Cat 3 race in 2010. Lea has been competing since he was a child in USA Cycling and UCI International events as a Cat 4 Cyclocross Racer, a Cat 4 Track Cyclist and a Cat 5 Road cyclist. He's  just returned from ...

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Cyclocross Race to Benefit Athletes Without Limits

Bring the kids and work off that turkey! Looking for a way to get muddy, have fun and support Athletes Without Limits? Sign up for the 2009 MABRA Cyclocross Championships held in Taneytown, MD on November 29, 2009 and bring the kids for the kids bike race at 1pm. It's the perfect way to work off your Thanksgiving meal and meet our very own Syd Lea (pictured right) who  is looking to place in the top 3 for the Men's Cat 4 MABRA Cyclocross Series Overall (nondisabled). How to Register & Donate Sign up to race cross at BikeReg.com and make a donation of $20.12 on the ...

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US Brings Home Medals and High Rankings at 2009 Global Games

July 22, 2009 Three US athletes with intellectual disability were selected to represent the US in the Global Games held in Liberec, Czech Republic July 5 – 14. Nearly 1,000 elite athletes from 40 countries competed for gold, silver and bronze in seven sports. This Wholesale Nike Washington Redskins Jerseys was the first time a team from the US participated in a world championship for athletes with intellectual disability. Cyclist Syd Lea of Taneytown, MD competed in a five-day stage race that included three time trials and two road races earning three silver and two ...

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USA Wins First Medal at 2009 Global Games

Cyclist Syd Lea Wins Bronze in Individual Time Trial; Swimmer Maria D’Andrea Ranks 8th in the World in Distance Event JULY 8, 2009, LIBEREC — US Team cyclist Charles “Syd” Lea took third place in the Men’s 5km Individual Time Trail held in wholesale nba jerseys Cesky Dub, Czech Republic on July 7. The event was for held on day one of a five-day competition as part of the Global Games world championships. Lea received his bronze—the first medal ever won by a US athlete at Global Games—at a ceremony cheap nfl jerseys held at the Athletes Village in the ...

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First US Team to Compete at Global Games in Czech Republic July 5-14

JUNE 29, 2009 – Athletes Without Limits, the USA Federation for Elite Athletes with Intellectual Disability, announces the first ever US team for the INAS-FID Global Games, Liberec, Czech Republic July 5-14, 2009. At the Games, nearly 1,500 elite athletes with intellectual disability from 40 countries will compete for world championships in nine sports. Like the Olympics, each Global Games sport is officiated by and run according to the rules of the sport’s international governing body, including drug testing. Medals will be awarded to the top 3 overall finishers in ...

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Recruiting Athletes for First US Team to Compete at Global Games

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We are preparing athletes to compete at wholesale nfl jerseys the second annual INAS Global Games in the Czech Republic July 5-14, 2009. The event is an Olympic-style, open competition for the top athletes with an intellectual disability in the world. To date over 1,300 athletes from 33 countries have already registered to compete. Athletes may compete in one of the following Global Games summer hacked sports, however, there are qualification time standards in some sports: Athletics (Track & Field), Cycling, Basketball (team), Futsal (team), Swimming, Table Tennis, ...

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