USA Track & Field 5k Cross Country Disability Championships

Date: October 4, 2009 Location: Kings Park, New York. Organized by: USA Track & Field and Rolling Thunder Special Needs Program (www.rtsnp.org) Event Details: Classes for all disabilities (physical or intellectual). The 5km race is held in the beautiful waterfront Kings Park on Long Island and is extremely family friendly for spectators with an awards banquet sponsored by CSEA following the race. Registration: INAS Eligibility is not required. Register online at: www.glirc.org or download flyer. Individual athletes should register directly for this event. ...

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Courier Times Features Global Games Swimmer Maria D’Andrea

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This article appeared in the August 15, 2009 print edition of the Bucks County Courier Times and online at Phillyburbs.com. A world of experience for Bensalem's D'Andrea By KAREN SANGILLO STAFF WRITER Link to Original Article Maria D’Andrea turned her interest in swimming into a passion that has taken her to a whole new world. And she didn’t let a disability get in her way. The Bensalem student competed at the International Federation for Sport for Athletes with an Intellectual Disability Global Games in Liberec, Czech Republic. D’Andrea has attention-defi...

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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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