Italy

A man and three women wearing wet suits and swim hats and goggles on their heads, hold hands and smile as they walk out of the sea together with water splashing around their legs.
The Open Water Swimming competition at the recent Special Olympics Italia Beach Games in Cesenatico offered a truly inspiring vision of what victory really means.
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Special Olympics Italia Unified Beach Sports Games
Special Olympics Italy hosted the first Beach Games to be held in Europe Eurasia and supported by Lions Clubs International.
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A woman wearing glasses a red t-shirt stands on a stage holding a microphone facing forward with three women standing in a row beside her and watching her speak.
In early July 2019, Lions Clubs International Foundation—one of Special Olympics largest and most long-standing global partners—offered athletes the opportunity to share our joint message of inclusion at the 102nd Lions Clubs International Convention in Milan.
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Cooperation supported by NBA Legend and Special Olympics Global Ambassador Sam Perkins
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The Special Olympics Italy Unified Cup team had the honor of attending a general audience with His Holiness in the Vatican.
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She was honored for her commitment to use sports to unify and integrate people with and without Intellectual Disabilities.
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Volley Week reinforced a determination to follow his dreams - all the way to the Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019!
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The Italian Special Olympics athlete’s life didn’t start out easy. Learn how basketball helped him overcome some challenges.
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Special Olympics athletes met Pope Francis during an official 2017 audience at The Vatican.
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