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Meurett To Coach For Special Olympics USA Team

Thursday, January 19th, 2023 -- 12:44 PM


Steve Meurett of Neillsville has been chosen to be a coach of the Special Olympics USA Team at the at Special Olympics World Games Berlin 2023 in June.

Special Olympics USA is proud to announce that it will send a 201-member delegation to represent the United States at the Special Olympics World Games Berlin 2023, being held June 17-25, 2023.

Included in the USA delegation are two athletes and a pair of coaches representing Special Olympics Wisconsin in two sports (name, hometown, role and sport):

Peter Liu (Madison, Wis.), Athlete – Swimming
Chelsie Workman (Rice Lake, Wis.), Athlete - Athletics (Track & Field)
Bonnie Kahn (Tomahawk, Wis.), Assistant Coach - Athletics (Track & Field)
Steve Meurett (Neillsville, Wis.), Head Coach - Athletics (Track & Field)

Special Olympics USA is comprised of 133 athletes and Unified partners, 38 coaches and 23 delegation members who support team operations. Athletes will compete in 14 of the 26 sports offered: athletics, basketball, bocce, bowling, cycling, golf, gymnastics (artistic or rhythmic), kayaking, powerlifting, sailing, soccer, swimming, tennis, and volleyball.

The delegation also includes Special Olympics Unified Sports® teams where people with and without intellectual disabilities compete together, as teammates. Special Olympics USA will have representation in the following Unified Sports®: basketball, bocce, bowling, golf, sailing, soccer, tennis, and volleyball.  

To learn more about the Special Olympics USA delegation, please visit www.specialolympicsusa.org for a full delegation listing, photos and bios.

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