Palestinian Olympics in Siblin, Friday, April 13, 2018. (The Daily Star/Mohammed Zaatari)
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Children dove for sugar cubes in dishes full of flour in Sidon Friday, competing in one of the many games that were part of the opening of the Palestinian Olympics, "Palestiniadi". UNRWA and the European Union Regional Trust Fund in Response to the Syrian crisis (Madad Fund) organized the 10th edition of Palestiniadi, which included recreational and athletic activities as well as traditional games like sugar cube diving. It brings together over 350 Lebanese, Syrian and Palestinian students, including 75 children with special needs, at the Siblin Training Center in southern Lebanon for three days of fun, games and competition.Walaa Mtayer, a Palestinian refugee living in the Rashidieh camp near Tyre, is an avid football player. She and Qamar Derbassani formed an all-girl team to compete at Friday's games.
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