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July 07, 2014 | Europe Eurasia: Netherlands

The Netherlands is ready for the Special Olympics European Games

By Natascha Bruers

The Special Olympics Team Netherlands has 39 athletes and 11 coaches who are participating in 6 kinds of sports during the upcoming European Games 2014 in Antwerp. Last month during the Opening Ceremony of our Special Olympics National Games 2014 in Heerenveen, we presented Special Olympics Team Netherlands with the Torch Run to all attendees. It was amazing to run with Torch Run to the big venue of SV Heerenveen and during the openings ceremony. The speaker gave full attention to the team. All athletes felt like a big star! It was a big experience for them. We will wish all coaches and athletes all the best in Antwerp and hope that you enjoy this amazing movie!

About Natascha Bruers: Since 2008 till now I am the sport director of Special Olympics Netherlands and I am assistant head of delegation of TEAM Netherlands for all World Games. It is an amazing job to work for Special Olympics and especially for the athletes. They are my heroes! Without them I didn’t have such an amazing job as now.

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