Harvest of Medals for African Stars at 2019 Special Olympics

African countries that were represented at the Special Olympics in Abu Dhabi, saw their athletes do so with pride - many returning home with their baggage much heavier with several medal wins. Among some winners were Nigeria with 63 medals, Sudan  with 40 medals and Uganda with nine medals.

2019 Special Olympics, Abu Dhabi

Special Olympics participants , Abu Dhabi 2019

Special Olympics 2019 closing ceremony in Abu Dhabi

When Gerald Mballe, 20, escaped his homeland Cameroon for a better life, he never thought he would be representing his adopted nation at a global sporting event four years later.

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