Hellas (Greece)

Girl kneeling down and lighting flame of hope from the reflective dish, athletes and spectators are in the background.
During a moving ceremony in Athens, Greece the Flame of Hope torch was lit by the rays of the sun as the first part of its journey to the Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019.
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At 40, the Greek athlete has become a very successful Special Olympics swimmer. Learn why that might have been unlikely.
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Special Olympics Hellas in Greece is celebrating a fantastic accomplishment!
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2017 Flame of Hope Lighting Ceremony
See highlights from the flame lighting ceremony that preceded the 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games.
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Leo and Gedeon: Hope in Haiti
Haitian athletes Leo and Gedeon played wherever they could as they trained for the 2011 Special Olympics World Summer Games.
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Donghan Kim: To Bring Honor to Korea
He dreamed of competing in an endurance sport -- open water swimming -- in the 2011 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Athens.
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