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Island athletes to represent at World Games

Tue, 21 Jul 2015


Athletes from the Isle of Man will travel to Los Angeles today to take part in this year's biggest sporting event. 

The Isle of Man Special Olympics squad left the Island yesterday to start the journey to America for the Special Olympics World Games.

Those taking part range in age from 18 to 53 and have an intellectual disability - they'll join 7,000 other athletes from 177 countries.

National director Beryl Wooldridge says the games help to boost confidence and self-esteem: 

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