At the 2015 Special Olympics in Los Angeles, USA, the Indian contingent bagged as many as 173 medals, and returned home triumphant. The Games ended ended on August 2. Almost 6,500 sportspersons took part in the Special Olympics, a really special event that is held for people who are differently abled intellectually.
India’s medals tally of 173 puts it on the No.3 rank, behind only USA and China. Now that is no small achievement, as India hardly has any facilities for people with any kind of disability. India won a total of 47 gold, 54 silver and 72 bronze medals.
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