World Games Abu Dhabi 2019

14-21 March 2019

The Special Olympics World Games 2019 were hosted in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates in March 2019 for the first time in the Middle East North Africa since the movement’s founding over 50 years ago. The Crown Prince Court led the winning bid efforts with a mission to promote positive social change for people with intellectual disabilities and create a more inclusive society.

Over 7,000 athletes from over 170 countries competed in a series of sports, as well as a variety of initiatives and activities held across the seven Emirates.


Click below to search for the athletes and delegations that competed at Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019

Click here to search for one of the 7000+ participating athletes to see how they performed during the World Games.
Delegations from around the world gathered in Abu Dhabi. Click here to search for delegations to track their performance and view the representing athletes.