The Largest Sporting & Humanitarian Event in the World in 2019

The Largest Sporting & Humanitarian Event in the World in 2019

Abu Dhabi is planning the most unified World Games in the 50-year history of the Special Olympics.

Why Abu Dhabi

Why Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi is a world-class city with a rich cultural and sporting history that makes it the ideal host for the 2019 Special Olympics World Games. Learn more about how Abu Dhabi is supporting its citizens with intellectual disabilities.

Become A Volunteer

Become A Volunteer

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Etihad Substitute Man City Shirt Sponsorship

Etihad Substitute Man City Shirt Sponsorship

English Premier League Champions Manchester City FC swapped their Etihad shirt logo for Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019.

#LightUpForInclusion

#LightUpForInclusion

Over 225 landmarks around the world participated in #LightUpForInclusion to celebrate Special Olympics 50th anniversary

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Don’t miss the opportunity to be part of the Special Olympics World Games.

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Facts & Figures
7000
ATHLETES
3000
COACHES
20000
VOLUNTEERS
24
SPORTS
177
COUNTRIES
500000
SPECTATORS