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Warm welcome for IOM Special Olympics team

Many welcomed Island athletes at Ronaldsway

More than 50 people turned up to Ronaldsway Airport last night to welcome home the Isle of Man Special Olympics team.

Coaches and athletes alike returned to the reception, after winning 17 medals at the World Summer Games in Abu Dhabi.

The quadrennial event saw some 7,000 athletes from 190 countries competing in sports such as swimming, cycling and bocce.

Duncan Watterson was one of three gold medallists: (play audio)

You can hear a special report on the World Summer Games in this evening's Saturday Sport Classified.

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