2015 Special Olympics venue declared
The Special Olympics International Board of Directors has been declared the venue for 2015 Special olympics world summer games which is decided to be held at Los Angeles. The official declaration was made on September 15 2011. Los Angeles has won the maximum bid for 2015 Special Olympics. The board of olympics are guessing that, over 7000 athletes from 170 nations and 21 olympic items for 2015 Los Angeles Special olympics and also expecting over half million spectators for watching the big event. Now we can see the words of members in board of directors of Special Olympics International with regard to 2015 Special Olympics venue fixation in Los Angeles.
Words of Special Olympics International Board of Directors regarding 2015 special olympics Los Angeles
Words from Timothy P. Shriver, chairman of the Special Olympics International Board of Directors
"Bringing our World Games to a city as powerful and prominent on the world stage as Los Angeles will allow our Special Olympics athletes to showcase their talents and demonstrate to the world the best in sports,"
"So, we couldn't say no. They had it all. They have everything we wanted to do the future of our movement, which is centered on the idea that we can teach true sport, the power of unity, we think this is the best place in the world to teach that lesson,"
Words from Patrick McClenahan, president and chief executive officer of the 2015 Special Olympics World Games Organising Committee
"Los Angeles is able to create a world stage for these athletes to perform on, to show their skills, courage and spirit of joy"
"When that happens, people see that, and their perceptions are changed. And it becomes of appreciation, for what they can do, that start to change the way about people with disabilities start to including them and accepting them more,"