2015 Special Olympics World Summer Games

The world's largest sports and humanitarian event is coming to Southern California. Los Angeles will host the Special Olympics World Summer Games in July of 2015.

In a city full of movie stars and sports stars, Special Olympics athletes will be the stars of this show. More than 7,000 athletes from 177 countries are expected to compete in 27 sporting events. The games will also involve 40,000 volunteers and 500,000 spectators.

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About the Games

Date: July 25 - August 2, 2015
Location: Los Angeles, California, USA

  • 7,000 Athletes
  • 177 Countries
  • 30,000 Volunteers
  • 3,000 Coaches
  • 500,000 Spectators

Learn more about the 2015 Special Olympics World Games.

Sports

Athletes from around the world will compete in 25 Olympic-style sports.

SOSC athletes will compete in:

  • Aquatics
  • Athletics
  • Bocce
  • Bowling
  • Golf
  • Gymnastics, Artistic
  • Softball
  • Tennis

 
 

Event Highlights

Meet the Athletes & Coaches

Aquatics

Elizabeth Carey

Elizabeth Carey

Southeast Los Angeles

Betsy Cory

Betsy Cory

San Diego

Luke Rose

Luke Rose

Tri-Valley

Philip Garcia

Philip Garcia

Kern County

Athletics (Track & Field)

Mark Wolffer

Mark Wolffer

Orange County

Benjamin Bravo

Benjamin Bravo

East San Gabriel Valley

Laura Cook

Laura Cook

San Gabriel Valley

Destiny Sanchez

Destiny Sanchez

Southeast Los Angeles

Bocce

Kennith Skinner

Kennith Skinner

Western San Bernardino

Tiaunta Gray

Tiaunta Gray

Greater Los Angeles

Bowling

Alex Hasset

Alex Hasset

Northern Santa Barbara

Hector Carillo

Hector Carillo

Greater San Bernardino

Marcia Hickman

Marcia Hickman

Santa Clarita

Barbara Figueroa

Barbara Figueroa

San Diego

Golf

Gregory Kozlowski

Gregory Kozlowski

Orange County

Thompson Garrad

Thompson Garrad

Northern Santa Barbara

Zachary Alonzo

Zachary Alonzo

Northern Santa Barbara

Gymnastics, Artistic

Caelyn Griffith

Caelyn Griffith

Westside

Nilasha Kurukulasuriya

Nilasha Kurukulasuriya

Tri-Valley

Softball (Northern Santa Barbara)

Juan Aleman

Juan Aleman

Marcus Benton

Marcus Benton

LeMarcus Briggs

LeMarcus Briggs

William Brown

William Brown

John Burgett

John Burgett

Matthew Luna

Matthew Luna

Cherice Medina

Cherice Medina

Roman Melendez

Roman Melendez

Robert Merrell

Robert Merrell

Jasmine Miles

Jasmine Miles

Gerald Raffealli

Gerald Raffealli

Julio Rodriguez

Julio Rodriguez

William Trammel

William Trammel

Joseph Womack

Joseph Womack

Eric Young

Eric Young

Tennis

Eric Chan

Eric Chan

Antelope Valley

Jeffrey Scott

Jeffrey Scott

Southeast Los Angeles

Fabiola Aceves

Fabiola Aceves

Pomona Valley

Q Davila

Q Davila

San Diego

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