Special Olympics Nigeria has participated in 5 World Games competitions. Its World Games debut was in 2003 at the Summer World Games Dublin, Ireland. Since then, she has attended the 2007 Summer World Games Shanghai, China, 2011 Summer World Games Athens, Greece, 2013 World Winter Games, PyeongChang, South Korea, 2015 World Summer Games Los Angeles, USA, 2017 World Winter Games Austria and 2019 World Summer Games Abu Dhabi. Special Olympics Nigeria’s athletes continue to make the nation proud at these competitions. At the 2011 Summer World Games Athens, Greece, they returned home with a medal haul of 49 medals in gold, silver and bronze.
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