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Unified Sports schools get together to compete in track meet

Posted at 3:26 PM, Mar 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-03-10 15:26:27-04

LEE COUNTY, Fla. — The Lee County Middle School Unified Track Meet was held this morning.

Ten schools sent 160 athletes to compete.

The Special Olympics Unified Sports combines students with intellectual or developmental disabilities (called “Athletes”) and students without intellectual disabilities or developmental disabilities (called “Partners”) on sports teams for training and competition.

Each school brought a 4x100 and a 4x200 boys relay team and a 4x100 and a 4x200 girls relay team to the meet.

Each team consisted of 2 Athletes and 2 Partners.