18 home grown Athletes will represent Samoa at The 14th Special Olympics World Summer Games to be held from July 25 – August 2, 2015 in Los Angeles, USA the world capital for media and entertainment.
Samoa’s 18 Athletes will join more than 7,000 Athletes from 170 countries to compete at the Games and enjoy nine days full of joy and friendship. Samoa will compete in four of the 28 sports sports available at the Games and these include Athletics, Bocce, Football (Soccer) and Power Lifting. Cheering our athletes on and supporting them will be an expected 500,000 spectators and 30,000 volunteers at the event.
Special Olympics around the world has one thing in common – a passionate commitment to promoting respect, acceptance, inclusion, accomplishment and human dignity for people with intellectual disabilities through sports and forming a new global vision of acceptance.
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