Zambia scoops two gold medals at Special Olympics games


Zambia has won two Gold medals, one Silver and one Bronze medal from the just ended Special Olympics Summer world games in Los Angles United States of America.

The Special Olympics games are for children with intellectual disability and the Special Olympics Board of Zambia sent three athletes to represent the country.

The three; Daisy Nguni, Kennedy Phiri and Joshua Sikkulu took part in the track and field events where they managed to reap Silver, Bronze and two Gold medals respectively.

And Special Olympics of Zambia Board Chairperson Peter Mwaba has commended the three athletes for putting Zambia on the World map.

Mwaba says the three young people have proved that children with disabilities can still excel in life.

And speaking on behalf of her colleagues, Silver medalist Daisy thanked the Special Olympics of Zambia Board and the sponsors for the support.