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Opening

With great show elements, performances of famous artists, official Olympic elements and the entry of the delegations, the Special Olympics World Games Berlin 2023 will be ceremoniously opened in the Berlin Olympic Stadium on June 17, 2023.

Innenraum vom Berlin Olympiastadion
Innenraum vom Berlin Olympiastadion visitberlin, Foto Wolfgang Scholvien

Special Olympics is a global inclusion movement. It supports people with intellectual disabilities not only through sports, but also through global health, education and skills programs, on their way to greater recognition and self-advocacy.

The Special Olympics World Games are the world's largest inclusive sporting event. Thousands of athletes with intellectual and multiple disabilities compete with each other in 26 sports and 2 demonstration sports. Nine days of captivating and inspiring games by athletes for athletes.

Special Olympics World Games Berlin 2023: Opening

From June 17 to 25, 2023, the Special Olympics World Games will take place in Berlin - and thus for the first time in Germany. The capital is looking forward to an international, colorful celebration of sport - for more recognition and social participation of people with intellectual disabilities.
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Olympiastadion - Maifeld