1972 Special Olympics World Summer Games

1972 Special Olympics was the third edition of the Special Olympics World Games held in Los Angeles, California, the United States, from August 13 to August 18 in 1972. This event was co-sponsored by the Joseph P. Kennedy Jr. Foundation and the Western Special Olympics, Inc. About 2,500 to 3,000 youngsters from eight countries including the United States, Canada, Mexico, and France participated.[1][2][3][4] This event was held on the campuses of University of California, Los Angeles and Santa Monica College.[5]

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  1. ^ "At the Special Olympics, All Kids Are Winners". New York Times. 13 Aug 1972. Retrieved 30 May 2022.
  2. ^ "Special Olympics are expected to boost L.A.'s tourism industry". Los Angeles Times. 22 Jul 2015. Retrieved 30 May 2022.
  3. ^ "History". Special Olympics Southern California. Retrieved 30 May 2022.
  4. ^ "Special Olympics held". Los Angeles Times. No. Page 3. 15 Aug 1972. Retrieved 30 May 2022.
  5. ^ "Special Olympics are expected to boost L.A.'s tourism industry". Los Angeles Times. 22 Jul 2015. Retrieved 30 May 2022.