[AI] Sport for visually impaired

dr.u.n.sinha narain drunsinha at gmail.com
Wed Jun 25 16:48:27 EDT 2008

i know cricket more lovingly played by a blind person. it is
internationaly recotgnized. chinese checker, draft board, puzzles are
some other indoor games that are well enjoyed. taga of war, kabaddi
jewline throw and arrow shot are some out door games that are mostly
loved. however, Olympic is till date left aside. a joint venture
should be made to world blind union's meeting to decide policy in this
connection. i hope apart from inhuman treatment and negligence for us
our Associations shall also peep into this area with a positive

On 6/25/08, sriram kalyanaraman <sriram_tkr at yahoo.co.in> wrote:
> Hi,
> I am aware of the following sports for visually impaired:
> a. Chess- desing with special boards and chess pieces (alternativelys a
> chess software)
> b. Tennis- with special ball and rackets.
> Further, the para olympics has several other competitions, and hence sports
> is to the not uncommon for the visually impaired.
> Perhaps sports
> Perhaps you could get more info on the para olympics site or YMCA.
> Apologies for not posting the original thread of the mail.
> I have deleted it by misktake.
> Thanks,
> K. Sriram
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