Nearly 300 Alesian schoolchildren learn about the Olympic Games

This Thursday, June 23, nearly 300 schoolchildren were mobilized for the “Terre de Jeux 2024” label.

Like for real! This Wednesday morning, nearly 300 CM1 and CM2 students, from a dozen public schools in Alès, experienced their own Olympics.

At the sports complex of the Prairie, with an outfit emphasizing their belonging to a particular school, they first marched, in music, before participating in various sports activities, orchestrated by twelve associations: basketball, fencing, shooting, tennis , boxing, etc.

Schoolchildren learn about the Olympics

“Dynamic day”

Such an event was organized under the “Terre de Jeux 2024” label held by Alès and the Agglo. “It is a dynamic day to already prepare young people for this event (which will take place in Paris, from July 26 to August 11, 2024, Ed) and, at the same time, promote the Olympic Games”declares Marie-Claude Albaladejo, the deputy mayor in charge of sports.

On the lawn of the stadium (where the young people could, during showers, take shelter in the stands), in the halls, even in the car park where play areas had been set up, the school children went given heartily.

Throughout the day, each class was able to discover four disciplines. “It allows them to learn about sports they don’t know, continues the municipal elected official. In addition, this event, without a competitive spirit, emphasizes the benefits of physical activity. All of this is linked to the values ​​of Olympism!”

The schoolchildren discovered various disciplines of the Olympics.

The schoolchildren discovered various disciplines of the Olympics.
Midi Libre – ALEXIS BETHUNE

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