Special Olympics is a global movement that unleashes the human spirit through the transformative power and joy of sports, every day around the world. We empower people with intellectual disabilities to become accepted and valued members of their communities, which leads to a more respectful and inclusive society for all.
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Washington, D.C. 14 July 2023 – F1 racing driver Zhou Guanyu has pledged his support to creating more sporting opportunities for people with intellectual disabilities (ID) by becoming a Global Ambassador for Special Olympics. Born in Shanghai, China, but based in Great Britain, 24-year-old Guanyu is the first driver from China to become a Grand Prix starter after making his debut for Alfa Romeo in 2022, having previously raced in F4, F3 and F2.1 Min Read
2 July 2023 - Hyannis Port, Massachusetts: As part of a shared commitment to inclusion and community service across the world, Special Olympics and Lions Clubs International Foundation (LCIF) signed a historic five-year partnership agreement that will provide sustained services, support and empowerment to the global population of individuals with intellectual disabilities.1 Min Read