Special Olympics World Games, Los Angeles 2015
The Special Olympics World Games will take place in Los Angeles from the 25th July to 02nd Aug 2015.
These Games will see 7,000 Special Olympics' athletes from 177 different countries compete in 25 sporting events over the duration of the Games and is set to be the single biggest event in Los Angeles since the 1984 Olympic Games!
We are delighted that Team Ireland will be there too! Our delegation will be made up of 88 Irish athletes, 40 management team,coaches and nearly 200 Irish volunteers who will all be heading to Los Angeles.
Irish football captain and LA Galaxy star Robbie Keane and his wife Claudine were recently unveiled as ambassadors for Team Ireland and have called on the business community to join our Support an Athlete Campaign.
They also joined our 11-a-side football team at a training session in Crumlin.
Check out this great video to see how Robbie got on with our team and their reaction when their surprise guest turns up!
You can also check out the gallery of photos here.
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