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Special Olympics Team Head For European Games

A special Olympics team from the Isle of Man are in Poland to take part in the  European games.

4 are competing in Athletics and 4 in badminton.

The group are aged between 17 and 42 years old.

58 countries are competing in Warsaw from Saturday.

More than 1,600 Special Olympics athletes and 600 coaches are expected to attend

The European Games offer a stage to showcase the Special Olympics movement in Western Europe, Eastern Europe and Central Asia and to celebrate the abilities and accomplishments of people with intellectual disabilities.

The National Director for the Isle of Man special Olympics Beryl Wooldridge can't wait to show the Manx team off in Warsaw.

She said that a lot of hard work has gone in to getting the team this far.(audio above)

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