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PARALYMPIC SWIMMING ASSOCIATION OF TAMILNADU
PRESS RELEASE on the forthcoming
1st State Level Paralympic Swimming Competition -2013
On the throes of the successful Ripples Chennai 2012 – the 12th National Paralympics Swimming and Water polo Championship held last year in Chennai, the Paralympic Swimming Association of Tamil Nadu (PSATN) has recognized a growing need for strengthening the state-level Paralympics team.
In order to prepare a full-fledged team to take part in the National Paralympic Swimming & Water Polo Championship 2013 scheduled to be held at Bangalore in October/Novemeber 2013, the PSATN is planning to conduct an Intra State competition wherein participants from various parts of TN can attend a selection process.
The first-ever state level competition is scheduled to be held under the auspices of PSATN on July 21 at the SDAT aquatic complex at Velachery, Chennai between 7:00 am and 6:00 pm.
Swimmers will be categorized as follows:
· S1 to S5 – Locomotion-impaired (eg: those affected by polio, amputees, cerebral palsy and muscular dystrophy, etc)
· S11- Visually-challenged
· SD -Down Syndrome
The swimmers would be brought under the groups of sub juniors, juniors and seniors for the male and female categories separately. Winners in this State Level Competition will be selcted for 13th National Paralympic Swimming & Water Polo Championship.
PSATN is looking forward to enthusiastic participants from all over Tamil Nadu to give their names to the Association in the prescribed format on or before 20 June 2013 to facilitate the organisers to plan this state level event.
The participation would be free of cost and the PSATN will arrange breakfast, lunch and evening tea on the day of the event. The participants will have to make their own arrangements to arrive at the venue on the scheduled date & time.
Details of the application forms and other documents for submission are available on the website: www.ywtc.org. The completed application forms along with supporting documents should reach the below address on or before 20 June 2013.
Paralympic Swimming Association of Tamilnadu,
C/O Sri Sugum Physiotherapy Institute,
No 76 Conclave, 2nd Floor
Mahalingapuram Main Road,
Nungambakkam, Chennai - 600034
In addition, PSATN will be conducting a seminar for water polo and swimming coaches on the Paralympic Swimming Competition in the first week of May,’13. Participation Certificates will be issued to the participants. Interested Coaches are requested to register their names for the Seminar through our mail id: