Siena College to host 2017-18 Special Olympics Summer Games

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LOUDONVILLE, N.Y. (NEWS10) – The Special Olympics of New York is coming to the Capital Region for the 2017-18 games.

Athletes and coaches will travel to Siena College for the competition.

The announcement was made Thursday morning. It’s the larger of the two annual state games that will take place on June 17th.

This will mark the first time in ten years that the Special Olympics will be back in the Capital Region for the summer games.

The president of Siena College along with Albany County Executive Dan McCoy will serve as the state summer games honorary co-chair.

All events including the opening and closing ceremonies are open and free to the public.

The last time the games were held in Albany was 2008.

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