The Athletes of Special Olympics Rwanda

Athletes are the heart of Special Olympics Rwanda. Our athletes are children and adults with intellectual disabilities from all around the country.They are finding success, joy and friendship as part of our community. They're also having lots of fun.

Who Are Our Athletes ?

Everybody is different. Special Olympics is for people who are different because they learn new skills slowly. They are different in other ways as well. They have an intellectual disability, or ID. Intellectual disabilities happen in all cultures, races and countries, we have around 15,000 Athletes all over the country.