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Sargent Shriver Global Messengers 2018 – 2023

“I consider myself an advocate for the rights of people with disabilities”: An interview with Pablo Composto, Sargent Shriver Global Messenger

For World Autism Awareness Day, we highlight the stories and efforts of our athletes for the promotion and advocacy of the full recognition of all human rights and fundamental freedoms for people with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD), including autism spectrum disorder.
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Nyasha Derera Celebrates the 2023 World Games in Berlin

The 2023 Special Olympics World Games in Berlin made me feel at home, welcomed, loved, and embraced.
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Agents Of Inclusion: Episode Thirty-Four

JR connects with a very special athlete from Illinois, Daniel Smrokowski who loves to spread the word of positivity and inclusion. Hear all about Daniel's journey, his podcast, and more.

Berlin Together Daily Show: Episode Seven

Daniel talks with Julianna and Mehtap, SO Deutschland Global Messengers. They share their powerful unbeatable together connection with another athlete from Aruba who didn't speak the same language but that didn't spot them from connecting! Check it out!

Berlin Together Daily Show: Episode Six

Daniel talks with Special Olympics Deutschland Global Messenger Mark Solomeyer. He shares about his powerful unbeatable together message for the world during the Berlin 2023 World Games. Check it out!

Berlin Together Daily Show: Episode Five

Daniel talks with Brittany Routh, Director of Healthy Athletes & Health Services at Special Olympics International. Check it out!

Berlin Together Daily Show: Episode Four

Daniel sits down with Claudia Southwell— Sports Development Coordinator with Special Olympics Activity Zone; LOC at a Young Athletes demonstration. Check it out!

Record Number of Africa Ministers at Games

A record number of government ministries from Africa Region were represented at the 2023 Special Olympics World Games in Berlin, Germany.
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Berlin Together Daily Show: Episode Three

Daniel heads to Healthy Athletes and talks to Andreas Batstatos, a clinical Director for Fun Fitness.

Berlin Together Daily Show: Episode Two

Daniel speaks to Volunteers from U.S., Dylan Tallaih James Ingham about how they are supporting the Berlin 2023 Games.