Tim Shriver and Krystal Johnson

Special Olympics “Fan in Chief” Tim Shriver and US athlete Krystal Johnson reflect on the 2019 World Games that were held in Abu Dhabi, the first time the Special Olympics World Games were ever held in the Middle East region. The Games touched the hearts of hundreds of thousands of fans from the US and around the world who watched Krystal and 7,500 other athletes from 190 countries compete. The legacy of the Abu Dhabi World Games lives on through unified sports programs that are now offered at every public school in the UAE. Hear how Special Olympics found in the UAE a true partner in its “Inclusion Revolution.”