By way of Abdellatif Sharaa
KUWAIT: In a grand rite on the ancient temple Zappeion Megaron in Athens, and within the presence of Greek President Katerina Sakellaropoulou, Greece witnessed the kindling of the flame of the fifteenth Particular Olympics Global Video games Berlin 2023, to be held within the German capital from June seventeenth till June twenty fifth. 7000 athletes from 170 international locations shall be collaborating.
They are going to compete in 26 Olympic video games. Kuwait is collaborating with a delegation of 57 people, together with 30 athletes of each genders along with 5 non-disabled athletes who will take part within the inclusion video games. Following the kindling, the torch of the “flame of hope” was once passed to important Olympics athletes Vassiliki Katsoudi and Natascha Wermelskirchen, who, at the side of Berlin police officer Maja Seidel, started the primary flame that went via Athens streets to the German Faculty.
The primary German runner with the flame of hope, who may be a soccer participant within the Particular Olympics will take part within the Berlin 2023. Natascha Wermelskirchen, stated, “What an afternoon. To be one of the most first torch runners in Athens makes me very proud. I’m having a look ahead to bringing the flame to Berlin for the Video games”. The flame of hope will arrive in Berlin, the place the excursion of German towns will get started via Brandenburg Berlin from June 14th to June seventeenth and prevent in lots of host cities till it arrives in Berlin on June seventeenth.
As well as, the so-called “Inclusion Day powered via Particular Olympics” will happen on June thirteenth as an extra program to the standard ultimate leg. Host cities in every single place Germany have the ability to attract consideration to the Particular Olympics motion with their very own torch runs.