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Mahyar from Iran

Mahyar from Iran

Hello there, my name is Mahyar Pilehvar Javid from Iran. I am 23 and was born with Down syndrome but it doesn’t mean I can’t live my life fullest. I am a champion in swimming. I won 2 silver medals in the Special Olympics World Games USA  in 2015 and 2 silver medals in Abudhabi…
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Aidan from the United Kingdom

Aidan from the United Kingdom

Hi, I’m Aidan. I am 20 years old. I’ve just been featured by Parkrun UK in their blog because I ran 100 park runs! Aidan’s dad, Matt, says: “Aidan started parkrunning in 2013 when he was 10 years old. Being able to run independently at Parkrun, because of the safe and supportive environment that it…
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Jack from UK

Jack from the United Kingdom

Jack is a member of the Great Britain team competing at the Down Syndrome World Swimming Championship in Portugal (15-23 October 2022). Jack’s step-dad, Graham, says, “Jack has made all the family so proud!” Good luck to everyone competing at the Down Syndrome World Swimming Championship! The best way to promote awareness of Down syndrome…
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