Berlin: Six days before the start of the Special Olympics World Games, athletes from the USA, the mother country of Special Olympics, arrived in Berlin at on Monday. The 200 delegation members will arrive into the Berlin Olympic Stadium on the evening of June 17 for the opening ceremony. The world’s largest inclusive sporting event for people with intellectual disabilities will see delegations from 190 countries compete in 26 sports from June 17-25 in Berlin. Sven Albrecht, Executive
Director of the Berlin World Games Organizing Committee welcomed Team Special Olympics USA: „It’s great that the delegations are finally arriving in Berlin and throughout Germany. The anticipation and excitement can be seen among the athletes and coaches. After the long period of preparation, everyone is looking forward to the start of the World Games.