Project is being carried out in collaboration with the Malta Basketball Association and the Malta Wheelchair Basketball Association
The Maltese Olympic Committee in collaboration with
the Malta Basketball Association and the Malta Wheelchair Basketball
Association today launched a campaign to promote 3×3 Basketball in schools.
This project will take place in the months of
November and December.
The objective of the Campaign, which is part of
the Maltese Olympic Committee Sports of
All programme is to enable students to discover, learn and understand this
emerging sport which will be part of the forthcoming Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
and the 2023 Games of the Small States of Europe, which will be hosted in
Qualified international coaches will be running
practice sessions on a professional 3×3 Basketball Court which will be purposely
set up in a number of schools, which have accepted the Maltese Olympic
Committee’s invitation to be part of this programme.
Whilst creating a unique sports experience,
students will also benefit from the opportunity of practicing one of the newest Olympic Sport
disciplines. The programme has also included 3×3 wheelchair basketball, which will enable
students to not only experience a totally different dimension of basketball but
also become more aware of the inclusivity and wide spectrum of sports.
“The response to this project has been very positive and well received. We are very excited at the prospect to give exposure to this new sport. The synergy between the Maltese Olympic Committee, the Malta Basketball and Malta Wheelchair Basketball Association has been tremendous which augurs well for the development of this sport in Malta” David Azzopardi, Director of Finance and Chairman of the Sports For All Commission within Maltese Olympic Committee.
The Project will see [...]