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President Ramaphosa to host Special Olympics team at Union Buildings

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President Cyril Ramaphosa will on Tuesday, 03 October 2023, host South Africa’s national team which excelled at the Special Olympics World Games in Germany in June 2023.

Special Olympics is a global movement of people creating a new world of inclusion and community, where every person is welcomed regardless of ability or disability.

The team brought home a total of 49 medals from Berlin - 22 gold, 20 silver and 7 bronze. 

The interaction with Team South Africa at the Union Buildings is part of President Ramaphosa’s ongoing commitment to encourage and celebrate excellence among South Africa’s sports women and men, and the President’s recognition of the role of sport in unifying the nation and forging social cohesion. 

Members of the media are invited as follows:
Date: Tuesday, 03 October 2023
Time: 09h00
Venue: The Union Buildings

Media RSVP: Members of the media wishing to cover the event are requested to RSVP with Makungu Mbetse  - 079 788 3077 / on or before Monday, 02 October 2023 at 12h00.

Media enquiries: Vincent Magwenya, Spokesperson to the President – 082 835 6315

Issued by: The Presidency