Jul 04
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AAFT University celebrates Olympic Day

Noida: “Olympic Day was introduced in 1948 to remember the birth of the modern Olympic Games on 23 June 1894 at the Sorbonne in Paris. The objective was to promote investment in sport across the globe regardless age, gender or athletic capacity”, informed Dr. Sandeep Marwah (President of AAFT University and Patron to Indian Federation of United Nations Associations).

Olympic Day is celebrated all around the globe: a huge number of individuals – young and old – take part in sport events, for example, runs, exhibitions, music and instructive workshops.

“Olympic Day is turning into something significantly more than just a sports event. In view of the three pillars “move”, “learn” and “discover”, National Olympic Committees are deploying sports, cultural and educations activities”, said Paul Song (Director of International Youth Fellowship, Korea, situated in Delhi).

“A few nations have fused the occasion into the school curriculum and, lately, numerous NOCs have added concerts and exhibitions to the festival”, included Kim Soo Yeon (Director International Youth Fellowship, Korea).

Honouring the birth of the modern Olympic games, Olympic Day isn’t just a festival, but a global effort to promote fitness and wellness notwithstanding the Olympic standards of fair play, perseverance, respect and sportsmanship.

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