Special Olympics World Games 2019

The Special Olympics World Summer Games will be held in Abu Dhabi, UAE from 8-21 March 2019, with 7,000 athletes with an intellectual disability from 170 nations competing across 24 sports in front of half a million spectators.

Australia will be represented by 105 athletes who will compete across 11 sports: Athletics, basketball, bocce, bowling, equestrian, football, golf, gymnastics, sailing, swimming and tennis. They will be supported by 35 volunteer officials. Find out how you can support the team below.


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