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Special Olympics 2019 in Abu Dhabi

In March 2019 Abu Dhabi hosted Summer Games of Special Olympics. Special Olympics is a worldwide organisation which organises sport competitions for people with learning disabilities. Summer World Games take place every 4 years. 7500 athletes from nearly 200 countries competed in 28 Olympic Sport disciplines in Abu Dhabi Games in 2019, making it the biggest sporting and humanitarian event of this year. Great Britain sent its biggest delegation of athletes ever to compete in the World Games. The Special Olympics Great Britain team came home with 169 medals.

 

Ebrahim Eftekhar, Great Britain Special Olympics Ten Pin Bowling athlete from Dundee, Scotland – Tayside region, Special Olympics games in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates on March 21, 2019.

Ebrahim Eftekhar, Great Britain Special Olympics Ten Pin Bowling athlete from Dundee, Scotland – Tayside region, Special Olympics games in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates on March 21, 2019.

 

Michael Stevenson, Great Britain Special Olympics Ten Pin Bowling athlete from Edinburgh, Scotland – Lothian region, Special Olympics games in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates on March 21, 2019.

Michael Stevenson, Great Britain Special Olympics Ten Pin Bowling athlete from Edinburgh, Scotland – Lothian region, Special Olympics games in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates on March 21, 2019.

 

Stephen Law Bate, Great Britain Special Olympics Football athlete from Runcorn, North West region, Special Olympics games in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates on March 21, 2019.

Stephen Law Bate, Great Britain Special Olympics Football athlete from Runcorn, North West region, Special Olympics games in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates on March 21, 2019.

 

Natalie Francis, Great Britain Special Olympics Ten Pin Bowling athlete from Surrey, Surrey region, Special Olympics games in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates on March 21, 2019.

Natalie Francis, Great Britain Special Olympics Ten Pin Bowling athlete from Surrey, Surrey region, Special Olympics games in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates on March 21, 2019.

 

Matthew White, Great Britain Special Olympics Ten Pin Bowling athlete from Dundee, Scotland – Tayside region, Special Olympics games in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates on March 21, 2019.

Matthew White, Great Britain Special Olympics Ten Pin Bowling athlete from Dundee, Scotland – Tayside region, Special Olympics games in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates on March 21, 2019.

 

Bethany Paull, Great Britain Special Olympics artistic gymnastics athlete from Gwent, Wales region, Special Olympics games in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates on March 21, 2019.

Bethany Paull, Great Britain Special Olympics artistic gymnastics athlete from Gwent, Wales region, Special Olympics games in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates on March 21, 2019.

 

Andrew Macintyre, Great Britain Special Olympics artistic gymnastics athlete from Bridge of Weir, Scotland West region, Special Olympics games in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates on March 21, 2019.

Andrew Macintyre, Great Britain Special Olympics artistic gymnastics athlete from Bridge of Weir, Scotland West region, Special Olympics games in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates on March 21, 2019.

 

Sean Jewitt, Great Britain Special Olympics artistic gymnastics athlete from Stockton on Tees, Northern region, Special Olympics games in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates on March 21, 2019.

Sean Jewitt, Great Britain Special Olympics artistic gymnastics athlete from Stockton on Tees, Northern region, Special Olympics games in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates on March 21, 2019.

 

Matthew Kirkland, Great Britain Special Olympics artistic gymnastics athlete from Jersay, Jersay region, Special Olympics games in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates on March 21, 2019.

Matthew Kirkland, Great Britain Special Olympics artistic gymnastics athlete from Jersay, Jersay region, Special Olympics games in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates on March 21, 2019.

 

Cailiegh Quail, Great Britain Special Olympics artistic gymnastics athlete from Jersay, Jersay region, Special Olympics games in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates on March 21, 2019.

Cailiegh Quail, Great Britain Special Olympics artistic gymnastics athlete from Jersay, Jersay region, Special Olympics games in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates on March 21, 2019.

 

Aaron Bonnar, Great Britain Special Olympics artistic gymnastics athlete from Jersey, Jersey region, Special Olympics games in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates on March 21, 2019.

Aaron Bonnar, Great Britain Special Olympics artistic gymnastics athlete from Jersey, Jersey region, Special Olympics games in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates on March 21, 2019.

 

Alistair Kemley, Great Britain Special Olympics artistic gymnastics athlete from Glasgow, Scotland West region, Special Olympics games in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates on March 21, 2019.

Alistair Kemley, Great Britain Special Olympics artistic gymnastics athlete from Glasgow, Scotland West region, Special Olympics games in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates on March 21, 2019.

 

Jannette Sharpe, Great Britain Special Olympics rhythmic gymnastics athlete from Milton Keynes, Southern region, Special Olympics games in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates on March 21, 2019.

Jannette Sharpe, Great Britain Special Olympics rhythmic gymnastics athlete from Milton Keynes, Southern region, Special Olympics games in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates on March 21, 2019.