Egyptian Paralympic Teams – Day 1

This is the Eid Day (Celebrating the end of the Holy Month of Ramadan).  Memebers of the Egyptian Paralympic Teams have joined the Lincoln community in the Eid Prayer, before heading to their training venues.

Eid Prayer: Members of the Egyptian Paralympics Team joined the Lincoln’s community for Eid prayer and celebration, on their first day of the pre-games training camp.

 

Then, the teams split:

* Sitting Volly Ball and Table Tennis teams gone to their training venue, the Sports Centre at the University of Lincoln.

* Powerlifting team gone to their training venue, Louth.

* Athletes team gone to their training venue, Boston.

 

 

 

 

Amr joined the Athletes in Boston.

The Egyptian Paralympics Atheletics Team going to their first training session in Boston. Dr Hamdy (Head Coach, middle), Eng. Mohamed Eassa (Coach, left)  Captin Hosam (Assistant Coach, middle, 2nd row), Captin Mostafa (Athlete, left, 2nd row) and Dr Amr Ahmed (right) accompanying the team.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Egyptian Paralympic Athletics team having lunch in Boston, following their first training session.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

After the first training session, all teams returned back to the hotel, where the official welcome event was held, with the Deputy Mayor, Mayor of Boston, Councilour of East Lindsey, and the Egyptian and Arab communities.

 

Members of the Egyptian Paralympic Teams, Egyptian & Arab Community, and the Deputy Mayor, during the official welcome event of the pre-games training camp in Lincoln

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Members of the Egyptian Paralympic Teams, Egyptian & Arab Community, and the Deputy Mayor, during the official welcome event of the pre-games training camp in Lincoln

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Prof. Mohsen El-Mahdy, Chief De Mission, presented the Deputy Mayor with the Egyptian flag and decorated him with the Egyptian Paralympics Committee badge. Prof. Mohsen has also thank the Egyptian and Arab families and presented the Egyptian flagto Dr Amr Ahmed and decorated him with the Egyptian Paralympics Committee badge, as an appreciation for all the voluntary effort in preparation for this training camp.

Prof. Mohsen El-Mahdy (Chief De Mission) presenting the Egyptian flag to the Deputy Mayor of Lincoln, during the Official Welcome Event for the Egyptian Paralympic Teams at the beginning of their pre-games training camp in Lincolnshire.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Amr (Standing, right) with other guests including the Mayor of Boston (Sitting) and Mr Robin Wright (Left, the Manager of the University’s Sports Centre)

Amr (right) holding the Olympic Torsh, with Roy Wright (left) the Olympic Torsh holder who came to welcome the Egyptian Paralympic Team in Lincoln and kindly brought the torsh with him. In the mean time, BBC Look North are recording in the back.

Then, the volly ball and table tennis teams had another training session at the sports centre.

Finally, the day is concluded by a Dinner with the Arabic community with traditional food.

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