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Partnering with USA Wrestling, the U.S. State Department brought members of the Mongolian men’s and women’s national freestyle wrestling teams and their coaches to New York.
On June 22, 2011, the U.S. Department of State welcomed 10 young Iraqi basketball players and their coaches to the United States.
Partnering with USA Swimming, the U.S. State Department brought 13 athletes—12 youth and one coach—to the U.S. for a swimming-focused program.
A group of Kenyan and Nigerian athletes participated in a fast-paced track and field exchange.
Working with the embassy in Dushanbe, Tajikistan, the U.S. State Department office recruited 12 female taekwondo coaches for a program in the U.S.
The U.S. State Department, partnering with the Little League World Series and Ripken Baseball, brought Japanese baseball players and coaches from Japan’s disaster-affected prefectures to the United States from August 8-23, 2011.
The U.S. State Department hosted six female and six male baseball and softball coaches from the Philippines for a Sports Visitor program.
As a part of the Empowering Women Through Sports Initiative, the U.S. State Department hosted fourteen female coaches for a volleyball exchange program in Washington, D.C. and San Antonio, Texas.
Egyptian soccer coaches visited the United States for a Sports Visitors Program.
Professionals from Mobility International USA, through a Sports Grant traveled to China to help young people with disabilities there become more involved in sports and to increase their self-confidence and involvement in the larger community.