Know your facts:
- Unified Sports? Yes
- Estimated number of athletes participating: 218 athletes + 43 Unified partners
Basketball is a team sport. Basketball is also one of the most popular sports in the Special Olympics Unified Sports.
Special Olympics feature:
Three athletes and two Unified partners play together on court. The baskets are hung at a height of 3.05 meters, according to FIBA rules. The playing time in the final competitions is two 10 minute halves.
We have four competitions at National Games:
- Team competition - Women
- Team competition - Men/Mixed
- Unified Sports Team Competition - Women
- Unified Sports Team Competition - Men/Mixed