Special Olympics Ulster News
Special Olympics Ulster
Polar Plunge takes place
on Friday, 5th December
at Belfast International Airport
Colder weather brings colder challenges!
Join us for the Special Olympics Polar Plunge Fundraising Challenge.
On Friday, 5th December on the grounds of Belfast International Airport, members of the Police Service of Northern Ireland and airport staff have already signed up. They will be taking an icy plunge into artic cold water in a bid to raise funds for Special Olympics Ulster.
Will you join them?
This event is open to everyone, you can check out more details on this event, how to register and view photos of how much fun we had at previous Polar Plunges by following this link.
DON'T MISS OUT SIGN UP TODAY!
Ulster athletes take home sixteen medals at
the Special Olympics European Summer Games
Special Olympics Ulster athlete Adam Smyth (18) from Lisburn, Co Antrim
Paul Gordon (37) from Omagh, Co. Tyrone won gold in 100m sprint; Michael Lafferty (20) from Drumalee, Co. Cavan picked up a gold medal in mini javelin and a bronze in athletics 200m run; Darren McClatchey (31) from Banbridge, Co. Down was awarded a gold and bronze medal for individual bocce events and a further bronze as part of the bocce men’s doubles team; Adam Smyth (18) from Lisburn took home a silver medal in badminton; swimmer, Dale Moore (18) from Dungannon Co. Tyrone won two silver medals (50m freestyle and 50m breaststroke) and a bronze in relay; Philomena Doherty (45) from Stranorlar, Co. Donegal won a gold in 3kg shotput event and a silver medal in the 100m walk; and Tony Lunny (29) from Banbridge, Co. Down clinched four bronze medals in gymnastics.
You can also view our full gallery of photos from before, during and after the Games on Flickr here.
A huge 'well done' to everyone involved!