2018 Special Olympics Middle-East / North Africa 9th Regional Games

The 2018 Special Olympics Middle-East / North Africa (MENA) 9th Regional Games is the region's largest multi-sports event for athletes with intellectual disabilities of 2018.
Underwater photo of an athlete swimming under water.

The 2018 Special Olympics MENA 9th Regional Games took place in the United Arab Emirates 14-23 March 2018. Nearly 1,800 athletes with intellectual disabilities of all ages and abilities came together from across the region to compete in 16 sports. This event also included our Healthy Athletes Program, Families Forum, Young Athletes Demonstration, and a Youth Summit.

IX MENA Games participating Countries Animation