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February 15, 2008

San Francisco swim to support local Special Olympics athletes


Special Olympics Ireland Former Irish Olympic swimmer Dr Gary O'Toole is calling on fellow swimmers to join him in swimming across San Francisco Bay to raise essential funds for local Special Olympics athletes in Dublin, North Wicklow and East Kildare.

Taking place in October this year, the annual San Francisco Tiburon Mile is hailed as the most competitive and prestigious international open water swim event in the world. Swim one nautical mile (roughly 2,000 yards or 1,800 metres) with World Champions and Special Olympics athletes while raising funds for athletes in your local area.

If you'd like to get involved, please contact Brenda in the Special Olympics Eastern Region office on 01 869 1626 or email