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Handicapped and rehabilitation sport. In Riesa.
There is no reason why people with temporary or permanent handicaps should be excluded from athletic activities. Instead, they are often recommended to exercise on a regular basis to keep themselves integrated into workday life and society. Some retirement, health or accident insurance policies pay the costs of rehabilitation for specific patients that is given by specially trained exercisers or medical personnel, even over longer periods of time.

Handicapped athletics can participate in practically all types of sports in Riesa and they are just as active in sport with a wide appeal, competitive and high-performance sports as a lot of persons without handicaps. This is the reason why many sport clubs and groups feature a cornucopia of equipment and programmes for physical exercise. Beyond this, there are regular competitions for handicapped athletes in Riesa with one of the largest events being the Special Olympics Swimming Festival put on by the State of Saxony every year for mentally handicapped persons.
Handicapped sport
Rehabitilation sport