Special Olympic World Games 2019

Special Olympic World Games

Question: Which city hosted the Special Olympics, 2019?
(a) Abu Dhabi
(b) Dhaka
(c) Ulaanbaatar
(d) Colombo
Answer: (a)
Related facts:

  • Abu Dhabi,a city of United Arab Emirates (UAE) hosted the Special Olympics World Games, 2019 held at Zayed Sports City Stadium between14 -21 March 2019.
  • This is hosted for the first time in the Middle East/North Africa region since the movement’s founding over 50 years ago. 7,500 athletes from 190 countries participated in the event.
  • Special Olympic is the world’s largest humanitarian sporting event and a global movement which focuses on the empowerment of People of Determination with intellectual disabilities through the power of sport.
  • India has bagged 368 medals – 85 Gold, 154 Silver and 129 Bronze in this edition of Special Olympic.
  • The next Special Olympic Games are set to take place in Sweden in 2021.

Links:
http://www.newsonair.com/News?title=Special-Olympics%3a-India-bags-70-medals&id=361100
https://www.abudhabi2019.org/about/who-we-are# https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/2019_Special_Olympics_World_Summer_Games
http://newsonair.com/Main-News-Details.aspx?id=361241

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