Belarusian Paralympic Committee marks 20th anniversary

    Belarus President, President of the National Olympic Committee Aleksandr Lukashenko has sent greetings to Belarusian Paralympians on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the Paralympic Committee of the Republic of Belarus.

    “The ideals and values of the Paralympic sport unite courageous and persevering people who believe in their strength and managed to overcome their disabilities. They are an example of an unlimited potential of a human being and an example of wonder-making determination and will power,” the message of greetings reads.

    The head of state noted that people in Belarus are by right proud of the great achievements of Paralympians in the international sports arenas, their successes inspired many people with disabilities go in for sport or physical fitness, choose a healthy lifestyle.

    “The priorities of the Paralympic Committee of Belarus today are the creation of the sports infrastructure and barrier-free environment at sports facilities, the preparation of our athletes for the Summer Paralympic Games in Rio de Janeiro,” the President stressed.

    Aleksandr Lukashenko wished the Belarusian sports delegation every success; he also wished incredible victories to all participants of the Paralympic movement.