June 16-25, 2023     |     Berlin, Germany

Chris Tucker (right) competes in a track and field relay at the 2019 World Games

Every four years, Special Olympics Inc. conducts a World Summer Games that includes athletes from many international programs. The 2023 Special Olympics World Games will be held in Berlin, Germany. This event will showcase athletes competing in 24 sports from June 16-25, 2023 (plus a host town program in advance of the Games). Competitions will be offered in both traditional and Unified play.

World Games will highlight competition, special events including Opening and Closing Ceremonies, athlete events and educational programs throughout the week. It will be an experience of a lifetime for all athletes, families and volunteers in attendance.

Special Olympics Minnesota received quota spots ONLY in artistic gymnastics and swimming.

If you have questions, please contact Kelly Monicatti, Director of Program at [email protected].

2 Minnesota athletes have been nominated to join Team USA for the 2023 World Summer Games in Berlin!

Artistic Gymnastics

Tiffany Carey


Matthew Krohn
South Region Stars

Questions? Kelly Monicatti, Director of Program at [email protected]