Athlete of the Month – Munir Vohra

MunirWhat is your name? What town are you from?
My name is Munir Vohra. I’m from Laurel, MD.

What sports do you play?
The sports I play are basketball, softball, flag football and tennis.

Where do you work or go to school? For how long?
I have worked at Safeway for the last ten years.

How has Special Olympics affected your health in a good way? (Eating better, Lost weight, etc. )
Special Olympics has affected my health by helping me to be active and get into shape, while having fun.

What are some of your hobbies?
Some of my hobbies are watching football, basketball, bowling, spending time with my family and going to the movies.

Who is your favorite sports star or team? Why?
My favorites sports team are the Baltimore Ravens because they are winners.

Who do you admire the most? Who would you consider your hero? Why?
I admire my Mom because she’s strong, caring and takes care of everyone.

What does the future hold for you?
In the future, I want to be a better athlete and go back to the USA Games in 2018.

What is something you want people to know about you?
I would like people know that I am Muslim because everyone likes my beard, and that my basketball team won 2nd place in the 2014 USA Games.

How has Special Olympics changed your life?
Special Olympics has changed my life by helping me build friendships, learn about teamwork and become a better athlete.