Hundreds compete in Special Olympics events

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Published: Apr 25 2013 03:07:36 PM EDT   Updated On: Apr 24 2013 06:24:41 PM EDT

More than 600 athletes faced off in the Special Olympics at Kutztown University on Wednesday.

Athletes took part in 10 different events, including bowling, swimming, basketball and track and field.

Some of the athletes will be part of a regional competition next month.

"These children love to compete. In fact, I would say they have a greater desire to compete, and the smiles today justify everything we do," said Greg Milanek.

Volunteers are encouraging others to get involved with Special Olympics of Berks County...