Ten local athletes from Southport & Formby Special Athletes were part of a team representing the North West at the recent National Special Olympics Summer Games in Sheffield. 2600 athletes with intellectual disabilities competed at the event. The opening ceremony was held in heavy rain at Sheffield United FC’s ground, Bramall Lane, where, after the [...]
Last Sunday we hosted a North West Region Special Olympics boccia event at Southport College Sports Hall. The athletes had a great time and most will now go on to represent the North West at the National Special Olympics Summer Games which will be held in Sheffield in August.
Three of our footballers took part in a Special Olympics Regional 7 a side football event today. Together with athletes from Widnes and Ellesmere Port they have been selected to represent the North West at the National Summer Games in August.
Mark is really chuffed to win a gold and silver medal for England. He was competing at the 4 Nations Para Badminton event in Glasgow at the weekend.