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Special Olympics IoM heading to Gibraltar National Games

Manx squad will compete across five sports

The Special Olympics Isle of Man squad are heading out today for their latest competitive venture this week.

The Manx squad is heading to Gibraltar for the annual Gibraltar National Games being held from tomorrow (20 September) until Friday (22 September).

Competing there will be a team of 17 athletes and six coaches from the Isle of Man.

They'll take part across five sports of athletics, bowling, swimming, bocce and football.

The opening ceremony for the games will be held at Lathbury Sports Complex from 6pm tomorrow.

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