Record 46 medals for India in Special Olympics 2013!

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India’s athletes put up a splendid performance in the 2013 Special Olympics World Winter Games at Pyeong Chang, South Korea. The Winter games took place from 29 January 2013 to 5 February 2013.

The differently-abled athletes of India won 46 medals in all- 13 gold, 17 silver and 16 bronze from mentally-challenged 2200 athletes participating from more than 120 nations in the games. The medal tally of India doubled from World Winter Games 2009.

Here’s a list of all eight sports in the Special Olympics World Winter Games:

Alpine Skiing
Cross-Country Skiing
Snowboarding
Snowshoeing
Figure Skating
Short Track Speed Skating
Floor Hockey
Floorball

Here are some of the athletes who have won medals :

Gold

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Also,the girls team won in the floor hockey event.

Silver

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Also,the boys team won silver in the floor hockey event.

Bronze

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These participants have achieved an extraordinary feat. Hats off to them!

Sources: http://www.specialolympics.org/

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