9- 21 September 2014 in Antwerp, Belgium.
More than 2,000 athletes from 58 countries took part at the Games and enjoyed 13 days full of joy and friendship. The athletes competed in 11 sports. There were 40,000 spectators and around 4,000 volunteers at the event.
Special Olympics in Europe and Eurasia encompasses a diverse range of cultures, languages and customs. The region spans Iceland to Israel, Portugal to Siberia, Russia but we all have one thing in common – a passionate commitment to promoting respect, acceptance, inclusion and human dignity for people with intellectual disabilities through sports.
The GB Team was is made of 49 Athletes, seven Head coaches and nine Coaches who were accompanied by the team's head of delegation, assistant head of delegation, family coordinator, physio and PR coordinator.
Please click here to meet the 2014 GB team.
The final GB medal tally shows the GB Team won a total of 103 medals at the Special Olympics 2014 European Games, that is 41 Gold, 34 Silver and 28 Bronze.
Please click here to find invididual results on the Games website.
Please click here to find GB Team final results
GB Team Blog Diary
This blog aimed to be the hub for everyone from athletes, volunteers to families to share their inside story of the games and the GB Team in a very informal and light-hearthed way. If you would like to share any stories, photos or video of your experience as an athlete, parent or supporter of the GB Team, please email Andrea.