Common man’s messiah Sonu Sood delighted to be announced as the brand ambassador of Special Olympics Bharat

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Actor Sonu Sood is chosen as a brand ambassador of the Special Olympics movement. He also announced that he would be accompanying India’s contingent to the Special Olympics World Winter Games in Russia in 2022. He made the announcement in a virtual interaction and said, “Today is a very special day for me and I am delighted to join this journey of inclusion with Special Olympics Bharat. I feel privileged to join the family and vouch to make this platform even bigger and resonate with people all over the country.” As per a report in IANS, the virtual event was attended by over 500 athletes, coaches, families, officials and volunteers.

Sonu’s role as the brand ambassador for Special Olympics Bharat is that he will lead India’s special athletes to Russia’s Kazan in January, where they will represent the country. The actor said that he feels honoured to get an opportunity to be with team India in Russia for the Special Olympics World Winter Games. He also said that he will encourage the athletes to give their best and cheer them with “such enthusiasm that the roar of support will echo back home in India as well”.

Mallika Nadda, Chairperson of Special Olympics Bharat conveyed her gratitude to Sonu Sood for accepting their invitation to join the Special Olympics family. “We are certain that he will play a major role in giving a new direction to the Special Olympics movement in India and help the cause of persons with Intellectual Disabilities all over the world. Sonu Sood has offered his support to Special Olympics Bharat on several occasions in the past, and we are thrilled that he is now going to lead the Special Olympics movement,” she said. They are looking forward to working together with Sonu in their effort to provide an equal opportunity and the dignity of life for persons with intellectual disabilities.

Sonu today wrote on Instagram, “Feeling proud today as I’m chosen to be the Brand Ambassador for India at the #SpecialOlympics to be held in Russia! I’m sure our champions will make us proud and I wish them all the best!”

 

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