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1,700 took part at the Games

An account of the Games from our CEO

September 5, 2013

  1,700 athletes from England, Scotland and Wales descended onto Bath and Bristol for three days of competition last week for the 2013 Special Olympics Great Britain National Summer Games. The event, which takes place every four years has been hailed a success by the 17 Heads of Delegation, the athletes and the many family […]

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CCE and Recoup deliver green games

CCE and Recoup ensures green Special Olympics Games

September 4, 2013

  As part of its support for Special Olympics Great Britain, Coca-Cola Enterprises Ltd (CCE) partnered with Recoup to manage recycling at the charity’s ninth National Summer Games, helping to deliver a green Games with the collection of over 30,000 PET bottles. Following on from CCE’s recycling efforts at the London 2012 Olympics and Paralympic […]

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Games Success

Games success

September 1, 2013

  1,700 athletes with intellectual disabilities from England, Scotland and Wales competed in 12 sports at the 9th Special Olympics GB National Summer Games. Nine sports took place at the University of Bath, the golfers competed in the Bath Golf Club, Aquatics and Ten-Pin Bowling were based in Bristol. The Games have been judged a resounding success […]

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Athletes all gathered and seated, ready for the Opening Ceremony programme to commence

Opening Ceremony

August 31, 2013

  The Special Olympics Great Britain National Summer Games were officially open with a vibrant Opening Ceremony on Wednesday 28 August at the iconic Royal Crescent in Bath. The event began with the Athletes’ Parede, which saw 19 delegations from around Great Britain making their way to their seats near the stage.       […]

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About the Games

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Volunteers

Over 500 people volunteer at our games...

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Families

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