Embassy of the Republic of Kenya Brasilia - Brazil

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AMBASSADOR ATTENDS HOISTING OF THE FLAG CEREMONY AT THE PARALYMPIC VILLAGE IN RIO DE JANEIRO



Team Kenya was officially welcomed at the Paralympic Village after the hoisting of the flag ceremony which was held on 3rd September, 2016. The Mayor of the Paralympic Village, former basketball player and two time Olympic medallist Janeth Arcain gave a speech about the importance of the Games for humanity.

Ambassador Isaac Ochieng and Chairman Council of People with Disability, Mr. David ole Sankok and top KNPC officials graced the event.The Kenya national flag was raised up as the national anthem played to officially welcome the team to the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.

A show of Brazilian rhythms greeted the delegation from Kenya. Later on Ambassador Isaac Ochieng had a meeting with the team and toured the Paralympic Village where Team Kenya has its office and accommodation.

Ambassador Isaac Ochieng arrives at the Rio 2016 Olympic & Paralympic Village and is welcomed by National Paralympic Committee officials.

Team Kenya, Germany and Malaysia await the start of the hoisting of the flag ceremony.

Ambassador Isaac Ochieng, President KNPC Agnes Oluoch and Sports Kenya Representative Maurice Nyaoke approach the dais.

The Kenya national flag is hoisted to officially welcome Team Kenya to the Rio 2016 Olympic & Paralympic Village.

Ambassador Isaac Ochieng and Chairman NCPWD Dr. David ole Sankok pose for a group photo with Team Kenya.

Ambassador Isaac Ochieng, President KNPC Agnes Oluoch, Chairman NCPWD Dr. David ole Sankok. Sports Kenya Representative Maurice Nyaoke and Chef de Mission Kamau Maina pose for a photo with a Paralympian, Mr. Silvia Gregory.

Ambassador Isaac Ochieng, Top favourite for the 1500m gold Samwel Mushai Kimani , guide John Pyeko Lomuket and Athletics middle and long distance coach Ruth Cheruto Chumo.

Ambassador Isaac Ochieng tours the Paralympic Village.

Ambassador Isaac Ochieng and President KNPC Agnes Oluoch during a meeting with the team.

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