The children from Knyaginya Maria Luiza Institution for Children Deprived of Parental Care in Plovdiv became complex winner in the XXII National Championship under the motto Sport accessible to every child. More than 450 children from 32 Institutions for children at risk took part in the competitions in 6 sports in Arena Armeec Hall in Sofia. The Christmas Tournament was organized by the Bulgarian Sports Federation for Children Deprived of Parental Care (BSFCDPC) with the support of the Ministry of Youth and Sports and Social Protection Fund at the Ministry of Labour and Social Policy. Second in the complex ranking are the children from the Institution in Ovcha Mogila, and third – the children from Petar Dimitrov – Parvomay. Children were awarded by the Deputy Minister of sport Mr. Kalin Kamenov and the Vice Chairperson of Bulgarian Olympic Commettee Mrs. Yordanka Blagoeva. The recognition AthleteN1 of the Bulgarian Sports Federation for Children Deprived of Parental Care for 2014 was given to 14-year-old Damyan Petrov from Penyo and Maria Velkovi Institution for children deprived of parental care in Veliko Tarnovo. Prizes, provided by Mr. Nikola Stoilov for the youngest boy and girl participants, were given to Krastyo Angelov from Knyaginya Maria Luiza Institution – Plovdiv and Hristina Gaidarova from the Institution in Yakoruda.
The Deputy Minister Mr. Kamenov addressed the participants – after some years most of them to celebrate the Students Holiday (8 December). “Practice sport, have fun, but if you want to succeed in life, you have to study. Some of you know that some time ago I was in your shoes and that is why I know that the education is very important: – he said. There was also training and demonstrations in taekwondo made by the coaches and children of Levski club. There were many prizes for the best performers and for the all winners in the different sports.
The Christmas Tournament was the last event for 2014 of the BSFCDPC’s sports calendar. It was one successful year for the Bulgarian Sports Federation for Children Deprived of Parental Care.