Korean Athletes Gear up for Special Olympics in UAE

  • By Joo Hyung-sik

    March 14, 2019 10:22

    More than 100 Korean athletes and about 50 sports officials are set to participate in the Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi, UAE, which kick off this week.

    They will compete in 12 disciplines.

    Established by the late Eunice Kennedy Shriver in 1968, this year's sporting event for people with intellectual disabilities will bring together more than 7,500 athletes from 190 countries.

    The Olympics run for seven days until March 21.

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