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GITAM inaugurates Boccia National contest


Fifth Annual Boccia National Championship, the sport ‘Boccia’ of the Paralympic Games, was inaugurated at GITAM Deemed to be University on Wednesday. The game is played by differently-abled competitors that require the use of a wheelchair. Para Boccia Sports Welfare Society of India is organizing this national event at GITAM Sri Kodi Ramamuhrty Indoor Stadium.

While inaugurating the championship, GITAM President M Sribharath welcomed all differently-abled participants and said they were a source of inspiration to all able-bodied persons. He mentioned that para-athletes have a unique strength of character that combines mental toughness, physical ability and outstanding agility to produce sporting performances that regularly redefine the boundaries of possibility.


Visakhapatnam West segment MLA P Gannababu appreciated for organizing a unique sport with a great social cause. Boccia India President Jaspreet Singh Dhaliwal said that para-athletes maximize their abilities, thus empowering and exciting others to participate in the sport. He said the game is played by Differently-abled players with a physical disability that requires the use of a wheelchair.

GITAM Vice-Chancellor K Sivaramakrishna, registrar D Gunasekharan, Paralympics Committee of India President Deepa Malik, Paraboccia Association of Andhra Pradesh President Shiva also took part in the ceremony.

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