Question: Which city hosted the Special Olympics, 2019?
(a) Abu Dhabi
- 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.