Virtus Ambassadors

Gabriel Bandeira is a Paralympic Champion from Brazil. Gabriel made his Paralympics debut at the Tokyo 2020 Paralympic Games and won- 1 Gold medal in 100m butterfly (with Paralympic record), two Silver medals in 200m freestyle and 200m medley (America's record) and one Bronze medal in 4x100m freestyle relay (America's record).

Virtus Ambassador & Paralympic Champion Gabriel Bandeira

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Rahma Khaled Hussain is an International Swimmer from Egypt who has won a total of 7 international and 189 national medals during her swimming career. Rahma was born in 1996 and holds a Bachelor's degree in Tourism. Rahma is the first TV presenter with Down Syndrome in Egypt and has been working with the DMC TV channel since December 2018.

Virtus Ambassador & TV presenter Egypt

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Alberto Campbell-Staines was born in Jamaica but now competes for Australia. He is a sprinter and currently the Australian record holder in the 200 and 400m.

Virtus Ambassador & Australian Record Holder Alberto Campbell-Staines

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Lenine Cunha is a Portuguese athlete and has won more INAS & Virtus medals in international competitions than almost any other athlete. His international career started in 2000 and since then he has won more than 200 international medals including bronze on the London 2012 Paralympic Games.

Virtus Ambassador & Paralympic Champion Lenine Cunha

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Jessica-Jane Applegate MBE is an international GB para-swimmer. She competes in the S14 category for athletes with an intellectual disability and is the only Great British Gold Medal S14 Paralympian, after winning Gold in the 200m freestyle event at the London 2012 Paralympics at just 16 years old.

Virtus Ambassador & Paralympic Champion Jessica-Jane Applegate, MB

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Aldrich George (South Africa) is a 24 year old multi-talented cricket and football player from Grahamstown in South Africa. He was first spotted playing at school level and was later selected to the National Team that competed in the Virtus World Intellectual Impairment Sport Cricket Tri-Nations against Australia and England that took place in Kimberley, South Africa in 2014.

Virtus Ambassador & Paralympian Wai Lok Tai

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Ka Man Wong (HKG) is a Paralympic Gold medalist after winning the Women’s Singles in the London 2012 Paralympic Games. Ka Man has worked even harder during practice which paid off when she took gold again in the 2014 Asian Para Games held in Incheon, Korea.

Virtus Ambassador & Paralympic Champion Ka Man Wong

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Neel Yadav is the youngest cyclist from Asia and India, to win the first-ever medal in Cycling for India at the 2019 INAS Global Games, Brisbane in cycling in the 20KM Men’s Team Trial, which was also his first international event.

Virtus Ambassador Neel Yadav

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Yasmine Ahmed Hussain is an 18 years old swimmer with Down Syndrome from Egypt with more than 60 Gold medals. Yasmine has also recently been appointed as a UN ambassador to the 'Shabab Balad Initiative' which is the Egyptian version of the UN Global initiative ‘Generation Unlimited', World’s first Public-Private-Youth Partnership (PPYP).

Virtus Ambassador and UN Ambassador - Yasmine Hussaine

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Virtus is the brand name of the International Sports Federation for athletes with intellectual impairment and is a founding member of the International Paralympic Committee. Registered as a Charitable Incorporated Organisation in the UK (1173901)

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