Montenegro to Compete at Special Olympic Games with 19 Athletes

By , 07 Mar 2019, 14:01 PM Sport
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Montenegrin athletes for the fourth time will participate in the World Summer Special Olympic Games, which will be held in Abu Dhabi from March 8th to March 22nd.

At these World Summer Games SOI, 7,500 athletes, over 3,000 members of national delegations and over 20,000 volunteers, will participate, which will be the largest Olympic Games organized so far.

Our delegation will consist of 22 members, out of which 19 will take part in sports competitions and the remaining 3 members will represent our country at the World Youth Forum organized during the WSG.

Our athletes will compete in 3 sports: athletics, table tennis and bowling. For the first time, we will participate in Unified competitions (inclusive sports) in which our athletes, together with their partners, will try to reach medals.

In the athletics, our athletes will compete in races of 100 and 200 meters as well as in discus throw. In table tennis, Montenegro will compete in the disciplines male singles, female singles, mixed doubles and unified doubles. In bowling, they will participate in the disciplines of male singles, female singles, mixed teams and the unified team.

"After more intensive preparatory training in the last six months, we hope that our athletes, as before, will make excellent results and will again rejoice with medals," stated the Special Olympics of Montenegro.

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Text by CdM, on March 6th 2019, read more at CdM

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