Who We Are > Our Athletes
Touching and changing lives through sport
Special Olympics South Africa gives athletes the chance to be more than their disability. Through sport they learn new skills, lead a more active and healthy lifestyle, develop great friendships and have fun.
We have nearly 45 000 talented athletes trained in 18 Olympic-type sports. These men, women and children range in age from 2 to 70.
More than sport
Our athletes have access to early development, health screenings and leadership programmes. All assist to boost their confidence and help them become well-rounded, valued members of society.
The programmes are:
For information about each athlete programme click the programme name above.
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