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Swimming

Le 16 août 2022, l’athlète d’Olympiques spéciaux Gabriel Dupuy a pris place à la ligne de départ pour sa première course aux Jeux d’été du Canada Niagara 2022. Gabriel y représentait Équipe Québec en athlétisme, concourant aux épreuves du 100 m et du 200 m.
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Inclusion in the Canada Games gives Special Olympics athletes the chance to shine in front of their peers from generic sports, and gain experience at major competitions.
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It was a full-circle moment for Beth Meyer. The swimmer has competed for Special Olympics Ohio since 1990 but had never participated in the USA Games, the organization’s biggest domestic competition. But 2022 happened to be her year.
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Special Olympics Malta Invitational Games brought a sense of relief in our movement and an injection of energy to the athletes.
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The following is an excerpt from the article by Special Olympics Sports Manager Kester Edwards titled Special Olympics Europe Eurasia Athletes Make History in Challenge Family Triathlon Series published by AIPS International Sports Press Association.
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Welcoming athletes to compete in six different sports disciplines: aquatics, athletics, bocce, bowling, football, and table tennis.
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Preparing for a big competition takes both mental and physical exercise. This month, I’ll share with you how I prepare for state competitions and my advice on overcoming any nerves. Personally, I’ve only competed at regional and state competitions for Special Olympics Illinois. You can apply the tips I share to national or world games competitions.
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The Spring 2022 class focused on designing competition wear for Powerlifting and Swimming.
Special Olympics Puerto Rico athlete David “El Delfin Boricua” Torres Rivera became the first person with Down syndrome to participate in the IRONMAN 70.3 Puerto Rico.
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Amber Gertsch has a passion for everything she does—taking care of her red-tail hawk, sword-fighting, being an emergency medical technician—but some things stand out more than others.
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