Europe/Eurasia Region
A large group of athletes and Special Olympics representatives stand in a circle clapping with joyful expressions on their faces.
Special Olympics in Europe and Eurasia encompasses a diverse range of cultures, languages and customs. From Iceland to Israel, from Portugal to Siberia, Russia, Special Olympics athletes and supporters are dedicated to promoting respect, inclusion and human dignity for people with intellectual disabilities through sports.

Stories from Europe/Eurasia
Niall sitting with three other athletes that are wearing masks of him.
Special Olympics Great Britain athlete Niall Guite, a basketball gold medalist, has drawn more than 100 pictures of U.K. football (soccer) stadiums and has raised £4,298 so far by selling them.
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Athlete Kai Bodenstein hugging Coach Rob van Someren Brand in a gymnasium.
My name is Rob van Someren Brand, and I’m a football coach for Special Olympics Germany in Berlin.
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Four athletes in the foreground with text behind them that reads: Heja Sverigelaget! with an illustration of the Swedish National Flag.
A new Swedish TV show, Heja Sverigelaget! (Go, Team Sweden!), which follows the journey of four Special Olympics athletes to World Games 2019 in Abu Dhabi, has captured the imagination of the Swedish public!
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European Football Week 2020 cards featuring Joe McKenzie, David Evangelista, and Suzanne van den Einden
Football star Seamus Coleman backs campaign to support players during Covid-19 crisis.
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Katie Day Special Olympics Great Britain athlete leader and Michelle Carney, Special Olympics Great Britain C.E.O.
Register now to watch Special Olympics Great Britain’s Katie Day (athlete leader) and Michelle Carney (C.E.O.) participation at the Dial Global Virtual Summit on diversity and inclusion.
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Three girls hug on the football pitch in celebration.
This year, European Football Week goes digital. Welcome to Faces of Football!
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Below you'll find resources for Special Olympics Europe-Eurasia (SOEE) region and programs.