Volleyball Legend Unified with Special Olympics Athletes

Volleyball Legend Unified with Special Olympics Athletes

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Volleyball legend and Special Olympics Ambassador, Vladimir “Vanja” Grbić took to the court with athletes with and without intellectual disabilities as part of a Unified Volleyball demo match.

The Unified Volleyball match is just one of the highlights of the Special Olympics European Summer Games taking place in Antwerp. “I am delighted to participate and to promote more Unified Volleyball and Unified Sports across the world” says Vanja Grbić. “There are no losers in Unified Sports, only winners. This is a very special type of sport that challenges and supports everyone who participates in its own way. Most of all every athlete and team mate can be themselves and that is what is so special, that the differences of individual persons are united into a team”. Vanja Grbić, is an Olympic and World Volleyball Gold Champion. He is a long-term supporter of Special Olympics in his home country of Serbia. In 2013 he took on an international role by becoming a Special Olympics Sports Ambassador.

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