Mobiasbanca supported the national team of Moldova participation in Special Olympics World Games 2015

15 Sep 2015

CB ”Mobiasbanca – Groupe Société Générale” S.A. supported the Moldova’s team participation in the Special Olympics World Summer Games 2015, held in Los Angeles, California, from  July 25 to August 2.

Special Olympics Worlds Games is the largest sporting event for people with intellectual disabilities. The competition which is held every four years was attended by more than 7000 athletes from 177 countries all over the world. In 2015 the World Games took place for the 14th time. The composition of the Moldovan delegation included 19 members, 13 of which represented our country in football, swimming, table tennis and tennis.

Moldavian Special Olympics returned home with remarkable results, bringing six medals, four gold and two silver. Our athletes won futsal (indoor football) competitions and two gold medals on tennis and 50 meters freestyle swimming. Silver was brought in table tennis competition. They are our champions and those who have proudly raised the flag of the Republic of Moldova in these competitions. Their courage, determination and spirit of sportsmanship are examples to follow for us. Through their successes in various competitions they have promoted our country abroad.

CB ”Mobiasbanca – Groupe Société Générale” S.A.  is the partner of Special Olympics Moldova from 2010, supporting people with intellectual disabilities in sport competitions in the country and abroad. Being a socially responsible bank which is actively involved in the social life of our country, Mobiasbanca supports Special Olympics to transform athletes’ lives through the joy of sport.

It should be noted that Special Olympics organization in Moldova is celebrating its 20th anniversary this year. The purpose of this association and the sports movement is to integrate into society people with intellectual special needs, giving them the chance to discover and develop their potential, sporting skills through training programs and competitions.