1999 Special Olympics World Summer Games

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1999 Special Olympics World Summer Games
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Host city Raleigh, North Carolina
Nations participating 150
Athletes participating 7,000+
Events 19 sports
Opening ceremony June 26, 1999
Closing ceremony July 4, 1999
Officially opened by Billy Crystal and
Stevie Wonder
Main venue Carter-Finley Stadium
(opening ceremony)

The 1999 Special Olympics World Summer Games were held in Raleigh, Durham, and Chapel Hill in North Carolina, United States between June 26 and July 4, 1999. The events in 19 sports were predominantly held on the campuses of North Carolina State University, the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, and North Carolina Central University.

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