World Games

by | Jul 5, 2016 |

Upcoming Special Olympics World Games

2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games
austria_2017_logoThe world’s largest sports and humanitarian event in 2017 will be the Special Olympics World Winter Games in Graz and Schladming, Austria. Austria will welcome almost 3,000 Special Olympics athletes from 110 nations to compete in nine Olympic-type winter sports. The Special Olympics World Winter Games returns to Austria, the location of the fifth Special Olympics World Winter Games in 1993 in Salzburg and Schladming.

Two Athletes from Kansas have been nominated to attend the Special Olympics USA Training Camp. Click here to learn more.

Recent World Games

2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games
welcome_home_2_croppedLos Angeles was the stage for 6,500 Special Olympics athletes from 165 nations to compete in 25 Olympic-type sports. The 2015 Games featured competitions in aquatics, gymnastics, track and field, basketball, football (soccer) and many other summer sports.

Three athletes from Kansas won medals at the Games. Click here for to learn more.