Lansing athlete chosen for Special Olympics World Games in Berlin
A 201-member delegation will represent the United States at the Special Olympics World Games Berlin 2023, being held June 17-25, 2023.
Athletes will compete in 14 of the 26 sports offered: athletics, basketball, bocce, bowling, cycling, golf, gymnastics – artistic, gymnastics— rhythmic, kayaking, powerlifting, sailing, soccer, swimming, tennis, and volleyball.
The Games will be the world’s largest sports and humanitarian event taking place in 2023, and the biggest multi-sport event in Berlin in decades. The Special Olympics World Games Berlin 2023 will feature more than 7,000 Special Olympics athletes from over 190 countries.
Special Olympics Michigan Inc. (SOMI) provides year-round sports training and athletic competition to more than 23,000 children and adults with intellectual disabilities and Unified partners (athletes without intellectual disabilities).
SOMI is a non-profit organization supported almost entirely by corporate and individual gifts and events.
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