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1968 The year Special Olympics was founded

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Team Canada


Team Canada Day 3!

Yesterday was a huge day for Special Olympics Team Canada! The rhythmic gymnasts closed out their LA2015 competitions with grace, style, and a truckload of medals. The 10-pin bowlers charged into their first day of competition and earned six medals and great results overall, while bocce team members won three gold medals in singles play. [...]

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Highlights from Day 3 – July 28, 2015

Special Olympics Team Canada rhythmic gymnasts had an incredible final day of competition, winning 16 medals and impressing widely with their grace, poise and polish. Kimana Mar (ON), whose Chinese name means ‘golden girl,’ was golden indeed in the Level 1 competition, winning gold in all five categories (four apparatus and all around). Christina Judd-Campbell [...]

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Special Olympics Team Canada bocce makes history

The first-ever Special Olympics Team Canada bocce team to compete at the World Games level is going home with some hardware. On Monday, July 27, Team Canada athletes Margaret Burnell, Chad Conlon, Lynden Hicks, and Ben Willms of B.C. won bronze in the 2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games bocce team competition, earning Canada’s first-ever [...]

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Highlights from Day 2 – July 27, 2015

Special Olympics Canada claimed its first-ever World Games bocce medal. This is the first time Team Canada has competed in the event at the world level. Special Olympics Team Canada Level 2 & 3 rhythmic gymnasts won seven medals with their incredible performances in hoop, ball, clubs and ribbon. Special Olympics Team Canada swimmers brought [...]

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