Τετάρτη, 13 Απριλίου 2011

Special Olympics World Summer Games ATHENS 2011 - June 25 to July 4 2011

The Special Olympics Athlete Oath
Let me Win!   But if I Cannot win,
Let me be brave in the attempt!

Athens won the bid to organize the XIII Special Olympics World Summer Games after a long assessment process among three other outstanding cities in the world.  
Athens, the birthplace of the Olympic Games, is a city with an ancient tradition in sports, providing a unique platform to showcase the courage, dedication and talents of the Special Olympics athletes.

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Therefore, our nation will host the biggest sporting event worldwide for the year 2011. The Special Olympics World Summer Games ATHENS 2011. The only games in the world, where all participating athletes are Winners. Winners in their struggle for our respect in their diversity. Winners in their struggle for self-esteem. Winners in their struggle to defend their special abilities.
From June 25 to July 4 2011 in Athens, Greece 7,500 Special Olympics Athletes from 185 nations will compete in 22 Olympic-type sports.
The Special Olympics World Games will be the crowning of a long lasting movement founded in 1968 by a great woman, Eunice Kennedy Shriver, who managed to realize her dream of global magnitude.
To create a world that is not dominated by those who are excluded but by those who are included.
Nevertheless, the Special Olympics World Games 2011 that will be held in Athens, Greece bear a special significance. They will take place, without the presence of their founder, only two years after her death, in the land of "fair play".
Where the true values of competition were born.
Where the talent of the Special Olympics athletes will remind us what the games are really about.
We invite you to join a real athletic event in Athens, Greece.
Join our Wonderful Winning World!

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