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  1. Special Olympics(noun)

    an athletic contest modeled after the Olympic Games but intended for mentally or physically handicapped persons


  1. Special Olympics(ProperNoun)

    A sports competition held every two years for people who have mental retardation.


  1. Special Olympics

    Special Olympics is the world's largest sports organization for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, providing year-round training and competitions to more than 4 million athletes in 170 countries. Special Olympics competitions are held every day, all around the world—including local, national and regional competitions, adding up to more than 53,000 events a year. These competitions include the Special Olympics World Games, which alternate between summer and winter games. Special Olympics World Games are held every two years. The Special Olympics World Games are often the largest sporting event to take place in the world during that year. The most recent World Summer Games were the Special Olympics World Summer Games, held in Athens, Greece, from June 25, 2011 to July 4, 2011. The most recent Special Olympics World Winter Games were held in Pyeongchang, South Korea from January 29 to February 5, 2013. At the same time, the first Special Olympics Global Development Summit was held on "Ending the Cycle of Poverty and Exclusion for People with Intellectual Disabilities," gathering government officials, activists and business leaders from around the world The next World Games will be the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games in Los Angeles, California from July 24 to August 2, 2015. Graz and Schladming, Austria will host the 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games in 2017.

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How to say Special Olympics in sign language?

  1. specialolympics


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Special Olympics in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Special Olympics in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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