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Regular Updates from Team Ireland Athletes & Coaches, as well as volunteers working at the Games, & the Athens Welcoming Committee

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2011 Special Olympics World Summer Games

From 25th June to 5th July, 126 athletes proudly represented Team Ireland at the 2011 Special Olympics World Summer Games. They brought home many personal best records, a total of 107 Medals and dozens of place ribbons. 

The Team, which is sponsored by eircom, competed in the following 12 sports: Aquatics, Athletics, Badminton, Basketball, Bocce, Bowling, Equestrian,Football (5 aside Male; 5 aside Female & 11 aside Male), Golf, Gymnastics, Kayaking and Table-Tennis.

For 10 days, the eyes of the world were upon them, and they prospered!

Thank You to everyone who made this incredible journey possible - Together we can change lives!

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