Egypt

In February 2021, Youth Leaders in Egypt planned and participated in the country's first ever Unified Fitness Challenge.
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Three Special Olympics athletes are featured in the recently released New York Times Best Seller Humans.
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Youssef saw his friends beaten and bullied, then he was beaten and bullied—all because they have intellectual disabilities. Instead of giving up, he became determined to show the world that people with ID can do anything “if only we are given the chance.”
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The first-ever Pan African Games provided a one of a kind experience, including in Healthy Athletes, with 1845 screenings in just 5 days!
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Twenty siblings from the region (Special Olympics Middle East North Africa) gathered to share experiences, address challenges, and find ways to overcome barriers.
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Abdel Fattah el-Sisi, the president of Egypt, has awarded Special Olympics Egypt's female Unified Football team the Order of Sports Merit for the first time in history.
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Mariam Adel Azzab, the 32-year-old was born in a challenging time for a child with Down Syndrome, it was a time of exclusion, judgment and negative perceptions.
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Ahead of the Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi, Team Egypt held training camp for the athletes who'll be competing in 14 different sports.
Growing up, Mohamed Kheir Allah dealt with isolation and stigma. Find out what he has learned about himself by competing.
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The seminar took place in Cairo, Egypt in January. Representatives from eight countries in the region attended the training.
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