Special Olympics World Summer Games 2015
From 25 July-2 August 2015, 76 Aussie athletes will wear the green and gold with pride in Los Angeles, USA at the Special Olympics World Summer Games. It will be the largest sporting event in the world for the year and our team will compete alongside 7,000 athletes from 177 countries.

Team Australia

From 21 July-3 August 2015, 76 Aussie athletes with an intellectual disability will be in Los Angeles to compete at the Special Olympics World Summer Games.

The Games will be the largest sporting event in the world this year with 7,000 athletes from 177 countries set to compete across 24 sports, and they will be cheered on by 500,000 spectators and millions of television viewers across the world.

Click here to meet the entire team

Click a link to meet a sports team and see what they're hoping to achieve at the World Games:

- Aquatics

- Athletics

- Basketball

- Bocce

- Equestrian

- Football

- Golf

- Gymnastics

- Sailing

- Softball

- Tennis

- Tenpin bowling

Team Australia Announcement


Check out the stats for the World Games by looking at our infographic. Click the image above or download here.

Previous Games Archives

World Summer Games 2011

Athens, Greece

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World Winter Games 2013

PyeongChang, Republic of Korea

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World Summer Games

1968      Chicago, Illinois
1970      Chicago, Illinois
1972      Los Angeles, California
1975      Mt. Pleasant, Michigan
1979      Brockport, New York
1983      Baton Rouge, Louisiana
1987      South Bend, Indiana
1991      Minneapolis/St. Paul, Minnesota
1995      New Haven, Connecticut
1999      Raleigh/Durham, North Carolina
2003      Dublin, Ireland
2007      Shanghai, China
2011      Athens, Greece
2015      Los Angeles, California