Special Olympics

World Bowling and International Special Olympics have had a partnership agreement in place since 2011, under which World Bowling supports the efforts of Special Olympics to enhance the lives of disabled individuals through sport.

2014

4 August 2014 – Junior Team USA in Hong Kong bowls with the Hong Kong Paralympic Committee and Sports Association for the Physically Disabled as well as bowlers from the Hong Kong Sports for the Mentally Handicapped. View Photos »

18 July 2014 – Unified Bowling League – Special Olympics Israel.

2013

17 August 2013 – WTBA Special Olympics in Las Vegas.

2012

30 January 2012 – The first WTBA Special Olympics event was organized in Henderson, Nevada, USA. Mika Koivuniemi and Sean Rush bowled a match together with 8 Special Olympic athletes in Sunset Station.

Watch a short video from the event:

2011

11 July 2011 – WTBA Signs Proclamation of mutual support with Special Olympics