Next Stop Abu Dhabi: Alaskans selected for Special Olympic World Games

ANCHORAGE (KTUU) - It's never too early to start making those summer travel plans, just ask Ayesha Abdul-Jillil and Demiko Colbert. Both are headed to Abu Dhabi for the 2019 Special Olympic Summer World Games.

Abdul-Jillil and Colbert will represent Alaska among 313 athletes on Team USA competing in 18 different sports. The 2019 event is expected to be the biggest World Games ever with 7,500 athletes and 176 nations competing.



 
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