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My sport partner and friend

My sport partner and friend

In Johannes, I have found a lifelong sport partner and friend. When I first picked up badminton, it was largely a recreational sport I played with my family members.

Take the first step

Take the first step

My greatest hope is that we will one day become a truly inclusive and accepting society. Over the last decade, I have been dedicating my time to working with children with intellectual disabilities in Fiji.

Inclusion is our ultimate goal

Inclusion is our ultimate goal

I am constantly inspired and awestruck by how our athletes can achieve greatness. I have spent 20 years with the Special Olympics movement, but there is one encounter from early on in my career that sticks with me.

Making an impact

Making an impact

All of us can contribute in our own ways. My name is Alok and I am a 34-year-old from Bangladesh who has spent the last 12 years working with people with intellectual disabilities.