East Asia Stories

A few peeks at East Asia competitions

March 21, 2012

Fly Your Hope with Apolo Ohno

Decorated Olympic gold medalist and Special Olympics Celebrity Supporter Apolo Ohno reflects on his trip to Japan and China on behalf of Special Olympics.

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November 07, 2011

Basketball Competitions in Hubei

The 2011 Special Olympics China National Basketball Competition and Special Olympics East Asia Basketball Competition opened on November 7th 2011 in Hubei, China.

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September 24, 2011

China’s Yang Lan Named Global Ambassador for Special Olympics

Yang Lan’s Sun Culture Foundation Partners with Special Olympics to Develop Culture of Volunteerism among Chinese Youth

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May 13, 2011

Zhao Zengzeng: I hope I can work here forever!

Special Olympic Ambassador Zhao Zengzeng has now graduated, but where is she now?Eager to answer this question, our reporters knocked on her door and were welcomed in by a smiling Zhao Zengzeng, who made us feel at home by offering us tea and fruit and asking us whether we had had a tiring trip. Zhao Zengzeng's mother told our reporters,"Zengzeng is lucky that her coworkers have given her so much love over the last few years. It's helped her to grow up in a very healthy way."”

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May 01, 2007

Remembering Special Olympic athlete Xu Chuang

Xu Chuang graduated from Shanghai's Shangnan Special Needs School and is known for his sunny disposition.Born in 1987, he has suffered from phenylketonuria (PKU) from early childhood.In 1994, he first came into contact with and participated in Special Olympic sports and activities and became a special Olympic athlete.

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July 15, 2005

A Special Olympics Stage for Qiao Meili

She is a smart girl who comes across more like an adult than a child. She is hardworking and does her best at everything she does. She is ambitious and wouldn't cry, even if she had to face even greater hardships.She is Qiao Meili, a student at Lujiazui Special School.

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