The Mauritius Pierre de Coubertin Committee
The Mauritius Pierre de Coubertin Committee pays special attention to youth and their development. In June, during the Olympic week, they have inaugurated a special space dedicated to Pierre de Coubertin at the New Eton College. Prior to the official inauguration ceremony, Dr. Nisha Ramdin, President of the Mauritius Pierre de Coubertin Committee, gave a lecture to the students of this college on Coubertin and the Olympic values. The lecture was followed by a speech of the teacher of physical education, Kevin Museliah, former national champion in cross country and also member of the Pierre de Coubertin Committee of Mauritius. He transmitted his experience and how much sport helped him in his personal development and education.
A cultural programme that followed was enriched by having two students recite Coubertin’s Ode to Sport. Nisha Ramdin also inaugurated an exhibition on the life and work of Coubertin in the presence of the Rector of the school, Mr. Pradeep Bissessur and Tony Padmanabadoo, chairman of the board and acting Manager of the school. This event was covered by the local press.