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WDSF and the Special Olympics reach an agreement 02/04/2019

WDSF and the Special Olympics reach an agreement

On 20/03/2019 in Abu Dhabi, during Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019, a solemn signing of the proclamation of cooperation between World DanceSport Federation and The Special Olympics was held. The agreement was signed by Antoni Czyzyk, WDSF Vice-President for Development and Mary Davies, CEO Special Olympics International.

On the same day, during the Special Olympics DanceSport Demonstrations, Timothy Shriver, Chairman of the Board of Special Olympics announced solemnly from the stage that DanceSport was recognized as the official sport discipline within Special Olympics.

About Special Olympics (https://www.specialolympics.org/):

The mission of Special Olympics is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities, giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship with their families, other Special Olympics athletes and the community.

In every corner of the earth, Special Olympics is changing the lives of people with intellectual disabilities. Through the power of sports, people with intellectual disabilities discover new strengths and abilities, skills and success. Special Olympics athletes inspire people in their communities and elsewhere to open their hearts to a wider world of human talents and potential.