For the first time ever Cyprus will host the 2012 Special Olympics European Bowling Championships. This pan-European competition will take place from October 22 – 27 at the Cosmic Bowling Centre in Paphos under the auspices of the Mayor of Paphos, Savvas Vergas. The Opening Ceremony will take place on Tuesday, October 23rd at 6.30pm.
More than 250 Special Olympics athletes from 15 European countries will travel to Cyprus to compete for the title of European Bowling Champions.
Special Olympics teams from the following nations will participate:
AUSTRIA; BELGIUM; CYPRUS;
DENMARK; ESTONIA; FINLAND;
FRANCE; GREAT BRITAIN; GREECE; HUNGARY; IRELAND; MALTA; KAZAKHSTAN; POLAND; RUSSIA;