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RICHMOND - Special Olympics Kentucky’s signature event will return to Eastern Kentucky University in Richmond for the 27th year on June 3-4. More than 900 athletes from across the state, including those from Scott County, are expected to compete this year in bocce, rhythmic gymnastics, soccer, swimming or track and field. This will be the first time since 2019 that the Games will be held as a multi-day event.

Summer Games events will start at 6 p.m. on June 3 with a brief opening ceremony at Tom Samuels Track. Competition will begin immediately after in track, swimming and bocce. The Games will continue at 9 a.m. on Saturday, June 4, with athletes competing in bocce, rhythmic gymnastics, soccer, swimming and track and field.   

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