In athletics, you do different sports:
Athletes run a certain distance.
For example, 500 metres or 1.5 kilometres.
The athletes jump into a large sand pit.
The judges measure how far they have jumped.
Athletes have a small steel ball.
They throw the ball into a field.
The judges measure
the distance the ball has been thrown.
In Unified Sports®, people with ID and
people without disabilities play sport together.
They also compete together.
The people with ID are called athletes.
The people without disabilities are called partners.
Is athletics a Unified Sport?
There are teams of people with ID.
And there are teams of people with ID and people without disabilities.
How many people do athletics at the National Games?
668 athletes and 32 partners.