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ParaUniSportDay 24.9. – how're your wheelchair basketball skills?


Want to see how fast you can navigate an obstacle course in a wheelchair? How about catching a ball blind?

You now have an excellent opportunity to do so at ParaUniSportDay, a special event for university students, which will take place on 24 September 2015 from 9.00 to 16.00 in the UniSport facilities at the Meilahti Sports Centre in Helsinki. The disciplines offered include sitting volleyball, wheelchair basketball and goalball.

Put together a team of organisation members, tutors or friends. Have a go at parasports!

In addition to the try-outs, the event will offer a panel discussion on accessible universities, which will take place in Kaisa House from 9.00 to 10.00. Panel members will include a representative of the University’s rector and vice-rectors, paralympic athletes as well as Anni Kyröläinen, member of the University’s Equality Committee and the Student Unions Accessibility Tutor.

The event will be organised jointly by the Finnish Student Sports Federation (OLL), UniSport and the Finnish Paralympic Committee.