Athletes from around Illinois will gather this weekend for the annual Special Olympics State Games.  It takes place at Illinois State University in Normal and the Illinois Wesleyan University campus in Bloomington.   About 4,000 athletes and Unified Partners competing in 6 different sports

Special Olympics Illinois Regional Director Linda Wunder tells The Big Z these athletes love the sport, but also look forward to catching up with friends they have made over the years.

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Athletes will compete in sports like track & field, soccer, gymnastics, swimming, power lifting and bocce.


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