Utah Special Olympics will announce the delegation to represent Utah at the International Special Summer Olympics Games during closing ceremonies of the Fall Sports Classic Saturday, Oct. 20, at 3 p.m. in the student center at Utah State University. Utah will take 92 athletes and coaches who will compete against 49 other states and 52 countries, including the Soviet Union.
Athletes were nominated before the Fall Sports Classic competition and have been judged on their performance over the past year. Utah Special Olympics is a year-round sports and training program with Olympic-type competitions for children and adults with mental retardation. Events are governed by traditional sports rules and overseen by the U.S. Olympic Committee. International games will be held in July in Minneapolis/St. Paul.