Competition begins at Special Olympics

Thousands of spectators were at the the Opening Ceremony at the Royal Crescent.

Competition gets underway at the Special Olympics in Bath this morning, after the Opening Ceremony last night.

112 Welsh athletes are competing against more than 1,500 others from around the UK.

Britain's Got Talent singer Susan Boyle was the star performer.

There are 12 sports on offer this week, with Welsh competitors in 10 of them.

The Games are being hosted at the University of Bath, with a few events being held in Bristol.

Competition goes on until Saturday.

Look through the full schedule of sports at the Special Olympics in Bath

The Special Olympic torch was used to light the cauldron last night.

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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.