In what is being hailed as the world’s largest inclusive sporting event, the team will compete against 7,000 athletes from 190 countries.
They will try to replicate the success of the 2019 South Africa National Team, which won 35 gold medals, 15 silver medals, and 12 bronze medals at the 2019 Special Olympics World Summer Games in the United Arab Emirates.
The Special Olympics World Games Berlin 2023 will be broadcast to hundreds of millions of viewers around the world, showcasing athletic performance and highlighting stereotype-defying stories that will change minds and open hearts through transformational inclusion.
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