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10 October marks 250 days until the kickoff of the Special Olympics World Games Berlin 2023! Hear from some of the athletes competing about what they are most looking forward to when they arrive in Germany.
Special Olympics Switzerland athlete succeeds in grueling triathlon
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Created in 1922, the British Empire Medal is granted by the Crown in recognition of meritorious civil or military service.
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Ionut, 25, and Edi, 30, have joined hundreds of volunteers who help Ukrainian refugees transiting through Romania to other countries in Europe.
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For the first time-ever, a Special Olympics European Triathlon Competition was held as part of the Challenge Family Triathlon Series in Samorin, Slovakia
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At age 20, Magnus Orri Arnarson is already a role model for people with intellectual disabilities—and without—in Iceland...and beyond.
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Special Olympics Advisor and advocate for Unified with Refugees programme, Gerald Mballe has been shortlisted for the Integration of Refugees Through Sport Award (IRTS) Role Model Award.
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Special Olympics athlete Oana Rotar has been breaking employment barriers in Romania: she is the first woman with Down syndrome employed in the national government’s public administration.
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Romana is a young woman determined to live her best life, every single day. She’s been doing such a great job, she’s become a health and fitness role model for all.
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Special Olympics Georgia athlete Lani DeMello continues to achieve incredible things in athletics and coaching gymnastics.
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It has been a year of profound challenges driven by restrictions, loss and uncertainty. The athletes of Special Olympics—many of whom were already severely marginalised by society—saw their daily lives made even more difficult with drastically reduced access to activities and education due to the Covid-19 pandemic.
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