Special Olympics Kicking Off Today

Written 2 months ago by Mary Kate Findon

The Special Olympics is kicking off today in Abu Dhabi.

Eight Midlands Athletes are among the 7,500 taking part in sports such as basketball, kayaking, and gymnastics.

The opening ceremony will take place from 3 o’clock – with the games then running until the 21st of March.

Spokesperson for the Special Olympics Caroline O’Mahony says the event is fantastic for inclusion and diversity.