Countdown to the Games
17-25 June 2023

Let's jump into the new year together full of anticipation

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What a year! Let us enjoy the highlights of 2022 once again and then start the new calendar year together full of anticipation for the Special Olympics World Games Berlin 2023. Thank you for joining us on this journey and see you in Berlin!

In 2022, we have experienced so much together that it is difficult to pick out individual highlights. We have tried nevertheless. Sit back and enjoy the best moments:

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Thank you for an amazing 2022!

Thank you for unforgettable Special Olympics National Games Berlin 2022, thank you for your great sporting ambitions, thank you for all the joy and dancing together.

The memories will stay in our heads for a long time and rightly so. But we can hardly wait to top it all in 2023. Who feels the same way?

We are for sure looking forward to seeing you soon!

Your #Berlin2023 Team


Recent news

Berlin 2023 team says thank you and see you soon!

31 July 2023, 10:40
An unforgettable journey lies behind us. Together we have taken the Special Olympics movement another step forward, given Germany and Berlin an important push for more inclusion and created moments for eternity. And for that, we want to thank you one last time.

Successful Games and responsibility for everyday life

28 June 2023, 16:24
With a brilliant fireworks display in the Berlin summer sky and the extinguishing of the flame, the Special Olympics World Games Berlin 2023 came to a glorious close last Sunday. It was the end of the Games, but by no means the finale in terms of what needs to be done for inclusion.

Extraordinary commitment – our volunteers at the Games

27 June 2023, 11:32
Our volunteers in their distinctive purple shirts were everywhere. Without them, the Special Olympics World Games would not have been such a great success for everyone. Therefore, they deserve a huge thank you!