The splendid facilities of the AIT International Arena played host to the opening ceremony of the IWAS Youth World Games this afternoon.
IWAS President Rudi Van Den Abbeele officially declared the Games open following the colourful Parade of Nations, which saw each team introduced to the supporters.
17 nations comprising of 165 athletes, have converged on Athlone to compete in the IWAS Youth World Games which begin tomorrow July 3rd and run to July 5th.
Current and prospective Paralympic athletes will compete in Para Swimming, Para Table Tennis and Para Athletics.
The Games will be held from 9-5pm daily at AIT (Para Athletics and Para Table Tennis) and the Regional Sports Centre (Para Swimming).
The detailed schedules can be found here;
Para Athletics Para Athletics Schedule Para
Swimming Para Swimming Schedule
Para Table Tennis Para Table Tennis Schedule
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