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Reception for Special Olympians

Medal winning members of the Bangladesh Special Olympic squad pose with the State Minister for Youth and Sports Ahad Ali Sarker (C) at a reception at the National Sports Council yesterday.Photo: STAR

Medal winning members of the Bangladesh Special Olympic squad have been accorded a reception by the National Sports Council at its office yesterday.

Bangladesh won 35 gold, 16 silver and seven bronze medals in the 2011 Special Olympics where some 40 Bangladeshi athletes took part in six disciplines.

State minister for youth and sports Ahad Ali Sarker said that the government has a plan to build a sports complex for mentally challenged athletes and urged the officials of Special Olympics to take proper initiatives to bring more laurel for the nation in future.

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