Welsh athletes at Opening Ceremony

People gathered at the Royal Crescent in Bath this evening for the ceremony Credit: ITV News

Athletes gathered with their friends and family in Bath this evening for the opening ceremony of the 2013 National Summer Games. The star-studded event included performances from Britain's Got Talent singer Susan Boyle and jazz singer Clare Teal.

The Special Olympics are for people with a learning disability. More than 100 Welsh athletes will be competing against others from around the UK.

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Welsh team at Special Olympics

Welsh athletes won 74 gold, 48 silver and 54 bronze medals at the Special Olympics National Summer Games in Bath.