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National Games Berlin 2022

The Special Olympics National Games took place in Berlin from 19 to 24 June 2022. Around 4,000 athletes celebrated a festival of encounters in the German capital and competed in 20 sports.

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

 
 

The Special Olympics World Games will be held in Berlin from 17 to 25 June 2023

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The photo shows a female tennis player and a volleyball player in action.


You want to check out once more how the competitions turned out at the National Games? Are you also interested in certain delegations and athletes?
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Latest News

24 June 2022, 22:16
We are overwhelmed! A week full of emotions, sports and parties lies behind us. Everyone had their own personal highlights and gained experiences that will be remembered. Let us revel in them together and already look forward to next year's World Games in Berlin.
24 June 2022, 08:00
It is Day 5 and therefore already the last day of the National Games. Today we have triathlon, the finals of handball and basketball as well as the big Closing Ceremony on the schedule. An overview of the day's highlights can be found here.
23 June 2022, 20:47
With temperatures above 30 degrees, cooling down and enough to drink were provided on Day 4 during the sports competitions. And yet there were some particularly hot moments that made the fans' hearts of our athletes beat faster.

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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"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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"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
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"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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“The commitment fits perfectly with our corporate culture, which is characterised by mutual respect and appreciation of every individual and actively promotes acceptance and inclusion.”
Lionel Souque
Chairman of the Board REWE
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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