Karachi, Pakistan, March 23, 2019: Special Olympics Pakistan has secured 65 medals in single and team events where as the final medal count is 115 (Special Olympics Pakistan secures).
Pakistan participated in 65 single and team events securing 19 Gold, 27 Silver and 19 Bronze respectively.
Special Olympics World Summer Games 2019 Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi hosted the World Games from March 14 to 21, 2019 (Special Olympics Pakistan secures).
The UAE’s capital staged the most unified Special Olympics World Games in the history of the Special Olympics.
Abu Dhabi the most Unified host for the Unified games held with 190 participating countries, 7000+ Athletes, 2500+ coaches and delegations, 3000 honored guests and 20,000 volunteers at the World Games.
Pakistan took part in 10 out of 25 sports at the Special Olympics 2019 world summer games.
The Special Olympics World Games held in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates from 14th to 21st March 2019.
Special Olympics Pakistan had a contingent of 92 athletes (55 Male and 37 Female), participating in the following 10 sports:
Please follow the quota below for Pakistan participating in the following sports:
About Special Olympics Pakistan
Founded in 1989, Special Olympics Pakistan held its first National games in Karachi, 1991, with 75 athletes. Today, the organization has over 17,000 registered athletes.
The mission of Special Olympics Pakistan is to provide year round sports training and athletic competitions in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with an intellectual disability, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in the sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympic athletes and the community.
For over 23 years, Special Olympics Pakistan has used sports as a way to fight for the rights of people with an intellectual disability.
Through the common and simple vehicle of sports, Special Olympics has helped bring about attitudinal change in the way people with intellectual disabilities view themselves and are viewed by others, replacing exclusion and fear with respect, acceptance and inclusion. —- SOP