Bangladesh has received great success at the Special Olympics Games. In this UAE game, so far, the country's intellectual hurdles have won 16 gold medals.
Bangladesh participated in 11 disciplines in the competition with the participation of seven thousand athletes from 190 countries. In addition to winning 16 gold wins so far, Bangladesh has won 25 medals including seven silver and two bronze medals.
The Games, which started on 15th of March after the inauguration of the funeral in Abu Dhabi on March 14. Bangladesh will return to Bangladesh on 22 March after closing ceremony on March 21.
139 athletes from Bangladesh participate in the Games. The disciplines are: Athletics, Swimming, Badminton, Football, Bouchi, Basketball, Handball, Table Tennis and Volleyball. Meanwhile, red-green athletes participate in both men's and women's events in football and handball.
Bangladesh has been participating in the Special Olympic Games since 1994. In 2015, Bangladesh won 18 gold, 22 silver and 18 bronze at the Special Olympics in the United States.