Entries by Mousumi Mazumdar

World Record broken by Bandeira in 200m Individual Medley

Day 5 highlights from World Para-Swimming Championship, Madeira 2022 Men’s 200m IM It was another great swim for the rising star from Brazil, Gabriel Bandeira in the pool today. Bandeira, who was looking strong from the initial lap itself, claimed another Championship title along with a New World Record with 2:07.50sec. Taking the second place […]

Championship record broken twice by Benjamin Hance in one day

On day-2, the audience witnessed thrilling races at the finals of S-14 100m Backstroke. S14 Men’s 100m Backstroke World record holder from Australia, Benjamin Hance had a sensational swim in S14 Men’s 100m Backstroke breaking the championship record twice in one day. Keeping his performance at top notch, Hance stayed ahead of all the swimmers […]

New Championship Record for Bandeira at Madeira 2022

The World Para-swimming Championship kicked off yesterday in the beautiful island of Madeira. The event will continue until 18 June. On day-1, the audience witnessed some thrilling race for the final of S-14 200m freestyle for Men and Women. S14 Men’s 200m Freestyle While all eyes were glued on World Record holder and Paralympic champion […]

Virtus welcomes five new members to the family- Karate to be in GG2023

Five new members were welcomed to the Virtus family on 5th June during the Federations General Assembly. National Member Organisations for Latvia and Bulgaria were joined by the International Federations World Karate and EDGA (golf). Meanwhile in the National Federation category, Shinshidokan-Kai was approved (Pakistan). Zane Skujina- representing Latvia was present in the assembly and […]

Marc Truffaut re-elected to lead Virtus for the next term

Marc Truffaut (FRA) has been elected Virtus President for a second term in elections held on 5th June in Vichy, France. On his election, Marc thanked the members and looked to the challenge ahead. “The world faces many difficulties at the moment, but Virtus will continue to strive for the inclusion of people with an […]

Swimming official training workshop completed in France

The Virtus Swimming Committee recently ran training courses for swimming officials in France between 11th and 15th May, in conjunction with the Championnat de Natacion de Sport Adapte near Vichy, France. During this period several French national officials undertook the Virtus Level 2 training, aimed at providing an improved awareness of officiating at a Virtus event, and developing […]

Virtus awarded with Social Inclusion Award 2021 by EJU

The European Judo Union announced the 2021 Social Inclusion awards today in Sofia, Bulgaria. Virtus and its Judo director – Kerry Tansey – were each awarded with the “Social Inclusion Award 2021” by the European Judo Union for ground breaking work in promoting adaptive and inclusive judo throughout Europe. “I am so pleased to receive […]