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CHIEF DIRECTOR FOR MINISTRY OF YOUTH AND SPORTS IN PARIS FOR PARIS 2024 PRE-DELEGATION REGISTRATION MEETING 18TH JUNE 2024

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Source: Sports Desk

 

Mr. William Katey, the Chief Director of Ministry of Youth and Sports arrived in Paris, France yesterday 17th June 2024 ahead of the Paris 2024 Paralympic Games Pre-Delegation Registration Meeting (Pre-DRM) scheduled for Tuesday 18th June, 2024 at the Paris 2024 Games Village.

The Chief Director is in Paris together with Ghana’s Chef de mission for Paris 2024 Paralympic Games, Mr. Henry Kwaku Nyanteh Larbi to attend and participate in the Pre-Delegation Registration Meeting slated for Tuesday 18th June 2024 at the Paris 2024 Games Village.

The team will also hold meeting with the Paris 2024 National Committees Services and Relations Team as well as familiarize with some strategic and critical Games management systems and services.

Meanwhile, upon arrival in Paris yesterday, the Chief Director visited the Paralympic Team made up of Para Athletics and Wheelchair Tennis athletes in training camp in Paris, Gennevilliers with the support of France Embassy in Ghana and the Mayor of Gennevilliers.

The Chief Director congratulated the Para Athletics Team for their sterling performance in the just ended Handisport Open Paris 2024 Grand Prix held from 13 to 14 June in Paris. He was full of praise for Zinabu Issah who had qualified to represent Ghana in the upcoming Paralympic Games in France and assured the athletes of the Ministry’s continuous support and urged them to put in their best to good of the facilities at the training venue in Gennevilliers. He also encouraged the team to take advantage of similar facilities at Borteyman sports stadium built by government for the hosting of the 13th African Games as well as for sports development and promotion.

Meanwhile, the Paris 2024 Paralympic Games scheduled for 28th August to 8th September 2024, thus some weeks after the Olympic Games. Ghana is expected to present athletes in Para Athletics, Powerlifting, Taekwondo, Wheelchair Tennis, Cycling among other Para Sporting Disciplines.

 

 

 

Source: www.thenewindependentonline.com

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