Special Olympics is an international program of sports training and athletic competitions for 4,000,000 people, children and adults, with intellectual disabilities.
Special Olympics is an international program of sports training and athletic competitions for 4,000,000 people, children and adults with intellectual disabilities. More than 170 countries around the world adopt the program and more than 1,300,000 volunteers help with more than 70,000 major events around the world. Special Olympics.
Special Olympics Inc is recognized by the International Olympic Committee, as well as the Paralympic Committee.
The oath of the Special Olympics Athlete is: "May I win, but if I fail may I try with all my efforts".
Special Olympics, everywhere in the world and at every level (local, national and international), is an educational program, which offers and organizes training and events for people with intellectual disabilities at all levels of ability. The sporting events are open to all and reward everyone, based on international regulations that are continuously tested and updated. Mitsubishi Electric has supported Special Oplympics on a national level since 2012.
The support of Mitsubishi Electric also consists in the participation of a team of corporate volunteers, who provide important support to the athletes on competition days, following them, encouraging and helping them in every moment during the event. The help of corporate volunteers during the games is an expression of a corporate philosophy based on respect for every individual and every ability, rediscovering every day the meaning of diversity, inclusion and cooperation.