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London International Airport welcomed 64 team members from the London area as they boarded their flight to Calgary for the 2024 National Special Olympics Winter Games.

LONDON, ON – On Monday afternoon, the boarding Lounge at the London International Airport was filled with positive energy, excitement and anticipation of athletes and proud supporters on their way to Calgary, flying with WestJet. Airport management was honoured to greet the athletes alongside members of law enforcement as part of the Law Enforcement Torch Run.

“To have these local athletes showcase all their talents, abilities, athleticism and dedication to their respective sports on a national scale is a great accomplishment and we’re very proud of each and every one of them as we know they have all the tools and capabilities to represent us well in Calgary! I suspect these athletes will need to purchase an additional bag on the way back to carry home all the awards they have won. We want them all to know that they have the community’s support and are wishing them all the best of luck! Go Team Ontario!!” said Cst. Patti Leavoy-Costa of the London Police Service.

The Special Olympics Canada Winter Games in Calgary are set to start Tuesday evening and continue until March 2nd, with 64 athletes from the London-Middlesex area flying out west to compete. They join 346 athletes and team members representing Ontario in Calgary over the five-day Games.

Derek Spence with Special Olympics Ontario said it’s the first time the games have been held since 2020. “It’s been a long time coming for these athletes, they’ve been working hard,” said Spence.

Scott McFadzean, president and CEO of the London International Airport, says “These athletes show inspiring dedication, courage and passion for sports. We’d like to thank them for choosing London Airport to begin their exciting journey, safe travels to Calgary and best of luck at the games!”