Since 1968, athletics has been part
of the Special Olympics World Games.
In athletics, you do different sports:
Athletes run a certain distance.
For example, 500 metres or 1.5 kilometres.
The athletes jump into a large sand pit.
The judges measure how far they have jumped.
Athletes have a small steel ball.
They throw the ball into a field.
The judges measure
the distance the ball has been thrown.
How many people do athletics at the World Games?
1 of 4
2 of 4
3 of 4
4 of 4
1 of 4
Athletics takes place at Hanns-Braun-Stadion
in the Olympiapark.
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