Since 1991, handball has been part
of the Special Olympics World Games.
How to play handball:
There are 2 teams.
Each team has 7 players.
There are 2 nets.
The teams try to throw the ball into the net
of the other team.
In Unified Sports®, people with ID and
people without disabilities play sport together.
They also compete together.
The people with ID are called athletes.
The people without disabilities are called partners.
Is handball a Unified Sport?
There are teams of people with ID.
And there are teams of people with ID and people without disabilities.
How many people play handball at the World Games?
173 athletes and 40 partners.