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Special Olympics at the Caledonian Ground, Dunedin, 2009

Special Olympics at the Caledonian Ground, Dunedin, 2009

David Takerri of Kings College competes in the relay at the Otago–Southland Special Olympics schools athletics ribbon day in November 2009. In 2009 this annual event was held at Dunedin's Caledonian Ground, involving 102 athletes from 16 schools. Special Olympics include a wide range of sports, such as track and field events, football, swimming and basketball.

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Otago Daily Times
Reference: 12 November 2009, p. 21
Photograph by Craig Baxter

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Ian McDonald, 'Disabled sport - Special Olympics and Deaflympics', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, http://www.TeAra.govt.nz/en/photograph/38028/special-olympics-at-the-caledonian-ground-dunedin-2009 (accessed 25 February 2020)

Story by Ian McDonald, published 5 Sep 2013, reviewed & revised 2 Aug 2017