The Fatima Bint Mubarak Women’s Sports Academy, in cooperation with the UAE Special Olympics Foundation, announced the launch date of the “Women’s Day for Unified Sports”, which will be held in its third edition in the capital Abu Dhabi, the day after tomorrow, Friday, and aims to encourage sports enthusiasts, girls and women, to participate in A sports festival, which includes many physical activities and friendly competitions, under the umbrella of tolerance, coexistence and cooperation, among all segments of society, of all nationalities, ages and physical conditions, and encouraging girls and women of determination, to participate in this event, which reinforces the principle of the academy, in making sports an element One of the elements of women’s daily life, as this event represents a continuation of the efforts made to empower female athletes with intellectual and developmental disabilities, and to bring them together with female athletes of non-disabilities, in women’s unified sports, to raise their technical levels, and build a sports base for women of different ages and groups, to represent the state In regional and international forums, including basketball, yoga, futsal and hip-hop, in a competitive community sports framework, the Academy also contributes by providing The necessary support, through the provision of coaches and sports specialists for the category of people of determination, and the participation of female players in tournaments and events on the “Women’s Day for Unified Sports”, coinciding with the month of October for women’s awareness of breast cancer and its prevention.
For his part, Talal Al Hashemi, National Director of the UAE Special Olympics Foundation and a member of the Board of Directors of the Fatima Bint Mubarak Ladies Sports Academy, said: “We are pleased to announce this initiative, which includes various sporting events that support the lives of girls and women of determination, and encourage them to exercise, In line with the directives of Her Highness Sheikha Fatima bint Mubarak, President of the General Women’s Union, Supreme President of the Family Development Foundation, and President of the Supreme Council for Motherhood and Childhood “Mother of the Nation”.
It is worth noting that the event will be held on the sidelines of the Abu Dhabi Women’s Sports Championship, under the patronage of Sheikha Fatima bint Hazaa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Chairperson of the Board of Directors of the Fatima bint Mubarak Women’s Sports Academy, President of Abu Dhabi Club and Al Ain Ladies Club, and it begins next Saturday and continues until October 30. In its first edition, the tournament offers a variety of sporting events, targeting a number of age groups.
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