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Steven Dodd training for team GB

SOPD Athlete Steven Dodd Selected for Team GB

Special Olympics Plymouth & District are thrilled that one of our athletes Steven Dodd has been selected for the GB team .

He will be travelling to London on Thursday March 7th on the first leg of his journey to Abu Dhabi.

This will be the 15th Special Olympics World Summer Games and will take place from 14-21 March and will be the first time the Games will be held in the Middle East.
Steven will join 7,000 other athletes all of whom have an Intellectual Disabilities from 170 Countries.

Special Olympics Plymouth & District wish Steven and all the competitors taking part in this spectacular event best Wishes, good luck and above all enjoy the experience.

FA People’s Cup Semi Finals

One of our football teams got through to the FA People’s cup semifinals in Bristol. 2 wins 2 defeats they got through to the knockout stages but were beaten by AFC Bournemouth who are in the final. Well done lads great effort.

Special Olympics World Games – Los Angeles 2015

We are delighted to report that two of our Athletes have been selected for next year’s World Summer Games which is being held in Los Angeles. Stephen Dodd has been selected as part of the Kayaking Team. He has trained really hard in recent years and had great medal success in various national competitions he has entered. We would like to thank Brian Day and Tamar Canoe Association who have been assisting with Stephens training locally. Continue reading