SPECIAL OLYMPICS SELANGOR was formed on 23rd June 2001 by a group of volunteers comprising individuals and service providers.
We are registered as a sports organisation with Registration No 3315/2009 under Akta Perbangunan Sukan 1997 Peraturan-peraturan Pembangunan Sukan (Pemdaftaran Badan Sukan) 1998 (Perauran 6) on the 10th September 2009.
We are a non-profit state program of sports training and athletic competition for persons with intellectual disabilities.
What is Special Olympic ?
is a non-profit international program of sports training and athletic competition for persons with intellectual disabilities. Founded in 1968 by Eunice Kennedy Shriver, Special Olympics International is the world’s largest amateur sports with more than one million athletes in over 150 countries and the only organisation authorized by the International Olympic Committee to use “Olympics” worldwide.
is to provide year-round sports training and athletic competition in a variety of Olympic-type sports for children and adults with intellectual disabilities (ID) giving them continuing opportunities to develop physical fitness, demonstrate courage, experience joy and participate in a sharing of gifts, skills and friendship, other SO athletes and the community.
is to help persons with ID to develop their potential and to become useful and productive citizens who are accepted and respected in their communities.
Become a member
improved physical fitness and motor skills, greater self-confidence and self- esteem, friendships and increased family support. Enjoy year round free sports coaching for Athletics, Bocce, Bowling, Football and many other Olympic-type sports and participate in States, National competitions and a chance to represent the State in National Games organised by Special Olympics Malaysia and Olympic Games organised by Special Olympics.
Families who participate
foster family bonding, appreciating athlete’s talents and participate in social activities and events
Our volunteers include the local coach who works with athletes many times a week. Or the people who help organize, plan and run our local events. Or the photographers who take the most amazing pictures of our athletes in action. In the process, our volunteers learn about capabilities of persons with ID and help transform lives including your own.