<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "ATLANTA, January 9, 2019 / PRNewswire / – & nbsp; Special Olympics Georgia is proud to present the 2019 Indoor Olympics and the Southeast Powerlifting, which were held Friday, January 11 through Sunday, January 13 at various places on Cobb and Bartow Counties. "Data-reactid =" 11 "> ATLANTA, January 9, 2019 / PRNewswire / – Special Olympics Georgia is proud to present the 2019 Indoor Winter Games and Southeast Powerlifting competitions, which will take place from Friday, January 11 to Sunday, January 13 at various locations in Cobb and Bartow Counties.

Athletes from Georgia will gather to compete in basketball, bowling, indoor hockey, gymnastics and powerlifting competitions. Athletes from the Powerlifting Organization will then be joined by athletes from the Alabama Special Olympics, Florida Special Olympics and Special Olympics from South Carolina to participate in various powerlifting events.

<p class = "web-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "" We are delighted to welcome and meet. with our teammates, competitors and friends of Alabama, Florida and Caroline from the south, "commented Georgia Milton-Sheats, CEO of Special Olympics Georgia. "As our athletes compete throughout the weekend, we are excited to share and integrate all our efforts into our dedication, sportsmanship, camaraderie and community." "Data-reactid =" 13 ">" We are delighted to welcome and gather our teammates. Georgia Milton-Sheats, CEO of Special Olympics Georgia, commented Georgia Milton-Sheats. Our athletes are competing throughout the weekend. We are excited to share and include all in our dedication, sportsmanship, camaraderie and community. "

<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "The opening ceremony of the Games will take place on Friday, January 11 at 7:30 p.m. at the civic center of Cobb County. Regional radio personality Moby will return as master of ceremonies, while grand marshals will be athletes, coaches and unified partners who have been selected from Special Olympics Georgia as representatives of United States at the Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi in March. "data-reactid =" 14 "> The opening ceremony of the Games will be held on Friday, January 11 at 7:30 pm at the Cobb County Civic Center, and regional radio personality Moby will be back As Master of Ceremonies, Grand Marshals will be athletes, coaches and unified partners who have been selected as Special Olympics Georgia Special Representatives from the United States at the Special Olympics World Games in Abu Dhabi in March.

The competitions will take place all day, Friday and Saturday, at various locations. If events are postponed or delayed, the competition will be held on Sunday. Sites include: Cobb Gymnastics Center (gymnastics), Salvation Army (indoor hockey), Lakepoint Sports Complex (traditional basketball, unified basketball, 3-on-3 basketball, basketball team skills -ball), Smyrna Community Center (Individual Basketball Skills), Brunswick Austell Zone and Bowlero Marietta (Bowling) and Cobb County Civic Center (Powerlifting).

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<p class = "canvas-atom canvas-text Mb (1.0em) Mb (0) – sm Mt (0.8em) – sm" type = "text" content = "SOGA offers sports training and sports competitions all over the world Year in a variety of Olympic-type sports for 26,460 children and adults with intellectual disabilities, thereby giving them the opportunity to continue to improve their fitness, to show courage, to experience joy and to share their gifts, skills, and friendships with their families Olympic athletes and the community For more information, visit www.specialolympicsga.org. & nbsp; "data-reactid =" 17 "> SOGA organizes, all year round, sports training and sports competitions in a variety of Olympic type sports to 26,460 children and adults with intellectual disabilities, thus offering them the possibility develop their fitness and courage, experience the joy and share gifts, skills and friendships with their family, other Special Olympics athletes and the community. "For more information visit the site www.specialolympicsga.org.

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