Timothy Morahan recently took
part in the Special Olympics ‘World Games’ in Los Angeles and enjoyed amazing
Timothy writes “The Special Olympics was held in Los Angeles. There
were a lot of country teams. I was in the Irish team. Four teams represented
Ireland. Munster, Connacht, Ulster and Leinster.
I was on the Eastern Region
Dublin Rathmines and Wicklow Lakers team.
My favourite part was doing
the races. I did the 800mtrs, Long Jump and 4 by 100 relay. I won a bronze
medal in 800mtrs. I won a double silver medal in the Long Jump and 4 by 100
There was a funny situation
when I wore a big silly American hat and a beard for a picture. I was sad when
I finished the Special Olympics in Los Angeles. The weather was very hot.
I took the first aeroplane
from Dublin to New York. I took the second aeroplane from New York to Los
Angeles with the Special Olympics Irish team. I was in the Special Olympics for
I really enjoyed the Special
Olympics but I am happy that I am home.”
Huge congratulations to
Timothy and everyone who took part in The Special Olympics Los Angeles 2015!
The games played host to 6,500 athletes from around the world making Timothy's achievements truly remarkable!