Special Olympics World Games Berlin 2023
The Special Olympics World Games are the world's largest inclusive sports event. Thousands of athletes with intellectual disabilities compete together in 26 sports. Nine days of exciting and inspiring competitions, by athletes and for athletes.
From 17 to 25 June 2023, the Special Olympics World Games will take place in Berlin – the first time that Germany will host the Games!
We are looking forward to a colorful international festival of sports – with the aim of achieving greater recognition and social participation of people with intellectual disabilities in our society.
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Obviously, a mascot is a must at major sporting events. That is why we are very pleased to present "Unity", the mascot of the Special Olympic World Games Berlin 2023 to you. Find out more about the story behind the creation, how it got its name and about its unveiling.
Berlin and Brandenburg have a new eye-catcher: a fully branded S-Bahn in the design of the Special Olympics World Games is taking off. From now until the end of our event, the colorful train is on regular service as the S5.
There are only 100 days left until the Opening Ceremony of the Special Olympics World Games takes place at Olympiastadion Berlin. A good occasion to give you a look behind the scenes, to wallow in anticipation together and to provide you with the most important infos.
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We want to welcome people from all over the world to Berlin. We want to show through the spirit of sport how invaluable inclusion can be for everyone, and how much fun and joy we can have together.
National Athlete Leader and Special Olympics Germany Vice President