Special Olympics

Hundreds of athletes across the South West are taking part in Special Olympics GB's National Summer Games.

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Full report: One week to the Special Olympics

The Special Olympics National Summer Games come to the West Country next week.

1,700 athletes with learning disabilities from across the country will head to the University of Bath.

The National Games take place every four years.

One of our local participants is Elizabeth Haywood, a badminton player from Plymouth who says she cannot wait.

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