Special Olympics Wisconsin Announces 2014 Special Olympics USA Games Athletes

October 31, 2013

Special Olympics Wisconsin (SOWI) selected 62 athletes and 24 coaches to represent Team Wisconsin at the 2014 Special Olympics USA Games in Princeton, New Jersey on June 14-21, 2014. Click here to meet Team Wisconsin and donate to the individuals who will represent Team Wisconsin in athletics, aquatics, bocce, bowling, flag football, gymnastics, power lifting and volleyball!

SOWI will host an official training camp for Team Wisconsin athletes on May 17-18, 2014 at the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. The 2014 USA Games will showcase the abilities of athletes with intellectual disabilities, promote the ideals of acceptance and inclusion through sport, and celebrate the transformative power of Special Olympics. A total of 3,500 athletes, 1,000 coaches and delegates, 10,000 volunteers and 70,000 spectators will attend.

Sports competition will be held at venues throughout Mercer County, New Jersey, including Princeton University, Rider University, The College of New Jersey, Mercer County Park and several area private schools. There will be ample opportunities for supporters across the state to show their spirit and join the team through volunteerism, donations and attendance. Like Special Olympics Wisconsin on Facebook or follow us on Twitter to learn more about each athlete's journey to New Jersey!


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