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Our worldwide projects
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  • Sport Compass in Uganda
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  • Sport Compass is making new contacts all around the world

    Learning and listening to people who have the experience, and the will to share. The basic of good promotion!
  • Sport Compass House London

    Partners, friends and volunteers from Uganda, Mexico, Germany and the Netherlands also arrived in the Sport Compass House in London!
  • Sport Compass House London

    During the Paralympics in London Sport Compass had her own Sport Compass House for meetings, demonstrations and training sessions.
  • Sport Compass House London

    During the Paralympics in London Sport Compass had her own Sport Compass House for meetings, demonstrations and training sessions.
  • Promoting Disabled Sports Worldwide

    Our foundation aims to promote, support, guide and advise on (physical) disabled sport worldwide, within the sports technical and organizational domains.
  • Our Goal

    1. To build/create sport centers worldwide. 2. Organize and visit sport events at a local and international level. 3. Educate sports instructors worldwide.
  • USA Women's Sitting Volleyball Team

    Sport Compass believes that sport makes people physically and mentally stronger and can make a significant rehabilitation and personal development.
  • Goalball

    Teamwork with blind people
  • Sport Compass training local people

    Training sittingvolleyball trainers in Uganda.
  • Organizing tournaments in Tanzania

    Not only players, but also referees and eventmanagers are learning by practise and getting experience.
  • Office in The Netherlands-Spijkenisse

    Giving presentations and teaching sports in one location.
  • Next trip goes to..........

    Last 3 years we were active in: Uganda, Burundi, England, Belgium, France, Wales, Mexico, Tanzania, Rwanda,Scotland, USA, Argentina, Germany, Sri Lanka, Canada, Poland, The Netherlands, Ghana, Romania, Hungary, Italy, Spain, Australia,..................
  • Win-win situation with practise games

    All Star team against USA sittingvolleyball women team
  • First Paralympics qualification tournament in Africa

    Uganda against Rwanda in Kigali-Rwanda.
  • Blindfootball or 5-a-side football

    Getting the right material is always important
  • USA table tennis team in the Netherlands 2011

    Sport Compass active as teammanager during this week.
  • Students of the University of Sports in Romania

    Learning by doing it in the sportshal, not only from the books.
  • Promotion disabled sports

    People with passion, brings a lot of attention!
  • Referee course in Tanzania

    Learning from watching.

What really helped propel the Parapan American Games was the decision that it should be used as a qualifying event for the Paralympics, meaning the competition was given an extra edge. Those competing knew that a place at the Sydney 2000 Paralympic Games was at stake.

In 2003, the Pan Am Games host the Dominican Republic was unable to host the Parapan American Games and the city of Mar del Plata, Argentina stepped in. Of the back of the success in Mexico City, for the second edition the scope of the Games widened. A total of 1,500 athletes from 28 countries (including five countries from other continents included to fulfill requirements for classification purposes) competed in nine sports.

The Rio 2007 Parapan American Games were hailed as a great success and as a milestone for the history of the Paralympic Movement in the Americas.

A total of 1,150 athletes from 25 countries competed in ten sports. Rio was the first Games to use just one organizing committee for both the Pan and Parapan American Games. The athletes' village used during the Parapan Am Games was the same one as in the Pan Am Games, bringing with it a renewed sense of prestige for the Parapan Am Games. As hosts, Brazil had the largest delegation with 240 athletes. They didn't do too badly either with a final haul of 228 medals.

The Parapan American Games Guadalajara in November 2011 will continue the trend that started in Rio of housing the Parapan athletes in the same athletes' village as the Pan American Games athletes.

For this year's edition, an estimated 1,500 athletes will compete in 13 different sports. Twenty-six countries will be present for the latest chapter in the success story that is the Parapan American Games.



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