World Bulletin / News Desk
An opening ceremony was held in the eastern province of Erzurum for the Seventh INAS World Skiing Championships. The ceremony took place at the Kazim Karabekir Sports Auditorium where the representatives of 10 countries saluted the spectators with flags in their hands.
Inas is an international charity and the recognised International Federation (IOSD) for athletes with an intellectual disability. It is a global organisation that promotes inclusion through sport and is a full member of the International Paralympic Committee representing intellectual disability.
Inas was formed in 1985 and has grown to a membership of more than 50 nations across the World, representing many thousands of athletes with an intellectual disability.
The Championships in Erzurum will end on March 9.