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.


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.