IPL is excellent however let’s not overlook India’s 233-medal haul at Special Olympics


The fever of Indian Premier League (IPL) is at its high with the match set to start on March 23. However, Special Olympics is occurring within the United Arab Emirates and where Indian athletes had appeared incredibly well. One look at the occasion says it out loud that India is excelling over there.

When the IPL is around the nook or is going on, the complete carrying attention of India shifts to the glitzy tournament. In fact, on an equal day as the IPL, Sultan Azlan Shah Cup in hockey is also starting, but there may be not plenty focus on that.

While IPL is still the center of sports news presently, India’s success on the Special Olympics must no longer be sidelined.

So far, India has gained a complete of 233 medals within the ongoing Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi. Till March 19, the Indian contingent had earned 60 gold, eighty-three silver, and 90 bronze medals.

The medals are gained across Athletics, Aquatics, Cycling, Judo, Powerlifting, Table Tennis, Roller skating, Badminton, Basketball Traditional, Handball Traditional, and Football 7 Side Female.

The fifteenth Special Olympics World Summer Games is being held in Abu Dhabi from March 14-21, underneath the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohamed Bin Zayed Al Nahyan, the Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the UAE’s Armed Forces.

With greater than 7,500 athletes from over 192 nations competing, Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 has emerged as the most substantial sports activities and humanitarian occasion inside the world and has set the benchmark for the most unified Games inside the 50-12 months records of the Special Olympics movement.

This is India’s 9th participation on the Special Olympics and India is participating in 14 out of 24 Olympic-type sports presenting the World Games.


Indian athletes achieved beyond expectations within the curler skating event prevailing a complete of forty-nine medals at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) on Tuesday.

So a long way, the best number of gold medals have come for India in curler skating. In the sport, India gained thirteen gold, 20 silver, and sixteen bronze medals.

19-year vintage Jitendra Pawal received a gold medal within the 200m race in his department on the Dubai Police Stadium on Sunday no matter having struggled with poverty and each day requirements.

After winning the gold, in an interview with the Special Olympics correspondents, Jitender’s educate Harish stated, “Despite his struggles, Jitendra never gave up his hope of taking part in the World Games and ultimately ended up prevailing the gold.”

Harish was full of praise for the athletes from all around the globe who have shown incredible talent and willpower on the World Games.

“If God has taken away a few competencies from these humans, he has also blessed human beings of willpower with many precise and special abilities as well as skills.

“Society must attempt to become aware of the particular and individual talents of the decided ones and polish them on the way to play a crucial function in society.

“One should no longer forget about or returned away from humans of determination; alternatively everyone ought to inspire those human beings so that they can be an essential a part of the society and be able to contribute closer to the betterment of the country,” stated Harish.