Gymnastics - Artistic

four images of athletes in action poses.
All across the nation, Special Olympics athletes are gearing up for their state’s annual Summer Games.
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China athlete Li Xiang is awarded a gold medal for gymnastics
This time, Li Xiang taken on more gymnastics events than ever: the rings, vault, parallel bars, horizontal bar, pommel horse, plus all-around and floor exercises.
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Xiang Li in a red athletic zip up.
Li Xiang has been changing attitudes about people with intellectual disabilities all his life. In China, people with intellectual disabilities can face stigma from the moment of diagnosis.
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Shane smiling
Shane is dedicated, determined, and has his priorities all set out.
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Peter Kanzunguze Jr, a Leo from Blantyre, Malawi (left) with participants at the Special Olympics Global Youth Leadership Forum in Baku, Azerbaijan which took place from 24 to 28 September.
Peter Kanzunguze Jr. describes his experience of the Global Youth Leadership Forum and how it has empowered him to advocate for an inclusive society!
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How Lani DeMello Defied a Doctor's Predictions
"She’s never going to achieve anything." That's what Lani's mom was told by a doctor. Watch to learn how Lani proved him (very) wrong.
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Gymnastics Chose Me
Alyssa Sims says Special Olympics helped her learn to, "not think of myself as having a disability." Hear her triumphant story.
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Special Olympics Athlete Profile: Svetlana Lebedeva
Left in an orphanage as an infant, Svetlana’s joy for life shows in many ways, but competing as a gymnast is where she excels.
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