October 1, 2022

ST. JOSEPH – Longtime athlete Charlie Phillips was nominated to compete on the 2023 Particular Olympics World Video games in Berlin, Germany. 

Phillips is the one Particular Olympics Missouri (SOMO) athlete receiving this honor. 

He’ll compete on the Particular Olympics USA Workforce Trials in San Antonio, Texas this fall to seal his spot on the USA staff. 

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Charlie Phillips

Phillips discovered the information on the Missouri Western State College soccer recreation Thursday evening. SOMO posted a video of the shock announcement on YouTube. 

Particular Olympics Missouri could be very excited to announce longtime athlete Charlie Phillips has been nominated to symbolize Particular Olympics Missouri and Particular Olympics USA on the 2023 Particular Olympics World Video games in Berlin, Germany.

“It is tears of pleasure, and I can not imagine I bought nominated by fantastic individuals who I name my Particular Olympics household,” Phillips stated after the announcement. “I simply cannot wait to go to the following degree. Proper now, I am so excited. I simply cannot wait to name everybody and inform them I will camp!”

Phillips began with Particular Olympics Pennsylvania (SOPA) virtually 15 years in the past. He has gone to the Particular Olympics USA Video games twice, based on a information launch. He competed on the SOPA observe staff in 2010 and represented SOMO in 2018 as a powerlifter. 

The Particular Olympics World Video games can be on June 17-25, 2023 in Berlin, Germany. Seven thousand Particular Olympics athletes and Unified companions from roughly 170 nations will compete there. 

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