The fifth State Games of Special Olympics NRW for people with intellectual and multiple disabilities will take place in Münster from May 22-25, 2024. For this purpose, the joint framework agreement was signed by the Lord Mayor Markus Lewe and the President of Special Olympics NRW - Gerhard Stiens - on May 22, 2023. The event is expected to attract 7,000 athletes and showcase 18 sports, including cycling.. Students are also welcome to attend.
Lord Mayor Markus Lewe is pleased that through the Special Olympics in Münster, inclusive and integrating sports will become more visible and can be further developed.
Already on June 17-25, 2023, the Dutch Special Olympics delegation will be guests in Münster. This is already the first foretaste of the Special Olympics next year.
Junprof. Dr. Helga Leineweber coordinates the implementation of the event with a working group, consisting of all working areas, at the IfS