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National Games Berlin 2022

The Special Olympics National Games take place in Berlin from 19 to 24 June 2022. Around 4,000 athletes will then celebrate a festival of encounters in the German capital and compete in 20 sports.

The National Games are an important milestone on the way to the Special Olympics World Games Berlin 2023, the world's largest inclusive sports event.

Latest News

24 May 2022, 15:00
In less than a month, the National Games will start with the big Opening Ceremony on 19 June at "Stadion An der Alten Försterei". We are excited to reveal: The Berlin cult band MiA. will play their hits "Tanz der Moleküle" and "Fallschirm" as the main act of the music program!
20 May 2022, 11:13
We spoke to Andrea Standecker, part of Team Sports and longtime member of the Special Olympics family, to learn more about Unified Sports®, what makes it special for her and how Unified judo works.
19 May 2022, 16:29
Today in exactly one month time, on 19 June 2022, the National Games in Berlin will start with the highly anticipated Opening Ceremony. To make sure our athletes can look forward to a packed stadium and loud cheering, a new and inclusive event campaign was launched to promote the Games.

Timetable Sports

You want to know on which days your favorite sports will take place already?

A first overview of when and where our sports will be held can be found here (all information subject to change):

The photo shows two athletes on the track field, one jumping out of joy after finishing the competition first.

Our Partners

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Premium Partner

"Our partnership dates back to 2000, since when corporate volunteering has become an integral part of our company. The commitment of our employees is inclusion in action."
Markus Ochsner
Chairman of the Board ABB AG
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Premium Partner

"Shared sporting experiences are a wonderful opportunity to get in touch with each other in a joyful atmosphere. At Würth we will be happy to make our contribution to the Special Olympics Berlin 2022 so that it will be an unforgettable event for all athletes, relatives and guests."
Fritz Hollweck
Head of Sports Sponsoring Adolf Würth GmbH & Co. KG
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Premium Partner

"We are proud to be part of the worldwide Special Olympics movement as a founder and global partner. We are united by the vision of an inclusive society, with which we also actively promote integration and acceptance in Germany."
Barbara Körner
Managing Director Coca-Cola GmbH
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s.Oliver Group
Premium Partner

"Diversity and inclusion are THE social challenges of our time. We want to make a valuable contribution in this important field and are proud to support the volunteers in their commitment as the presenting partner of the Volunteer Program."
Claus-Dietrich Lahrs
CEO s.Oliver Group
Logo Toyota
Premium Partner

"Toyota supports the World Games in line with our goal of Mobility for All. In addition, we would like to actively promote inclusion in Germany and through volunteering become an even more diverse company."
Andre Schmidt
President Toyota Germany
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"Participation, health and safety of disabled people are crucial aims of ours. That is why the BGW supports Special Olympics Germany and is looking forward to the National Summer Games."
Jörg Schudmann
General Manager BGW
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"Lions Germany is once again supporting the National Games as a cooperation partner. Also in 2022 we want to take the opportunity to meet athletes to break down prejudices and build friendships. We are there and live inclusion!"
Wolfgang Tiersch
Council of Governors Chair Multiple District 111 Lions Germany