On 16th of April Help Kosovo and Swimming Club Termopan signed a partnership contract within the project “The 1st International Open Swimming Championship Kosovo 2018″ – Down Syndrome“.

The purpose of this Partnership Contract is the implementation of the project “The 1st International Open Swimming Championship “Kosovo 2018 – Down Syndrome“,  implemented by  Swimming Club Termopan under the umbrella of Kosovo Swimming Federation, held for the first time in Balkans.

Help is one of many supporters in making it possible with symbolic fund the organization of the 1st International Open Swimming Championship “Kosovo 2018” – Down Syndrome which will be organized from May 18-22, 2018.  The race is an initiative of the Termopan Swimming Club at Zenit Swimming Pool and will be supported by the Kosovo Swimming Federation and will take place under the International Swimming Federation (ISF) rules.

All contestants are with Down Syndrome who are members of the Down Syndrome International Swimming Organization (DSISO), which the event is also organized in cooperation with this organization, accredited by the Paralympic Committee. In this competition there will be different disciplines and the first, second and third prize will be given a reward and the same will win points at International Swimming Federation (ISF) and these points will help contestants with Down Syndrome to participate in the European and World Championships as this is a criterion.

Confirmed are 77 participants from 9 countries, such as: United States of America, United Kingdom, Turkey, Ireland, Estonia, Albania, Romania, Macedonia and Denmark.