Maltese athlete wins 192 medals at Special Olympics

Athletes in Malta have won a total of 192 medals at the Special Olympics Nippon Invitation Games held in the last few days.

The game ends Tuesday night with a closing ceremony in Valletta.

Of the 192 medals, 65 were gold, 60 were silver and 67 were bronze.

He won 17 gold medals in swimming, followed by 16 in athletics and 16 in bocce. She won 14 gold medals in bowling, 1 in table tennis and 1 in soccer.

The organizer described the game as “a very noteworthy and exciting four-day practical inclusiveness through sports” in a statement.

This was the first International Special Olympics event in almost two and a half years in Europe, as Malta welcomed about 1,000 athletes from 23 countries to the Olympics.

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