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Special Olympics National Summer Games hailed a success

The Special Olympics Great Britain National Summer Games have been hailed as a success by the 17 heads of delegation, athletes, their families and the many members of the public who came along to cheer. Some 1,700 athletes from England, Scotland and Wales competed in Bath and Bristol over three days from August 28. The Games kicked off in spectacular style with an Opening Ceremony at the Royal Crescent, Bath, with an audience of 7,000. Performers at the ceremony included Susan Boyle, Claire Teal, Colin Salmon, Attik Dance and Urban Parkour. Karen Wallin, chief executive of Special Olympics GB, said:


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