Powerlifting

This is an excerpt from the article titled Watch Special Olympics Athlete Get Surprised by Montell Jordan with News She'll Compete at USA Games published by People.com.
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On Thursday, 5 March 2020, Members of Congress, the UAE Embassy, and Special Olympics USA athletes from Southern California, Virginia, D.C., Maryland, Ohio, and Connecticut gathered for a screening of The Road to Abu Dhabi, a documentary about the Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019.
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Milton Rosen, a Special Olympics athlete, formed a close bond with Dwayne Johnson during their childhood.
Angel walked up to the barbell at the Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 and rose above the years of struggle that are now behind her.
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When Angel Athenas walked up to the barbell at the Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019, she didn’t just pick up the weight in front of her, she rose above the years of struggle that are now behind her. Through sport, she developed the talent and confidence to become a champion on the world stage.
The first day of competition, 15 March, at the 2019 World Games in Abu Dhabi kicked off with a number of notable firsts.
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Most people describe Steven as a leader first; then, as a multi-sport athlete, training hard in a new sport for the 2019 World Games!
Special Olympics Iowa athlete and USA Games powerlifting competitor Mitchell Betsworth will have his photo from the USA Games as part of Sports Illustrated’s Year in Pictures in their 12/17/18 issue.
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Around 120 participants including 34 athletes with intellectual disabilities took part in the competition.
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Chevi Peters struggled with health issues all his life. After 38 operations, he's winning gold—and showing what strength really means.