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Amy Clark, Special Olympics World Games

EDM (Early Day Motion) 1511: tabled on 19 July 2023

Tabled in the 2022-23 session.

This motion has been signed by 5 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

Motion text

That this House congratulates Amy Clark from Eaglesham in East Renfrewshire on her stunning success at the Special Olympics World Games which were held in Berlin from June 17 to 25 June; recognises that Amy was the first person from Team GB to win a medal, winning gold in the rhythmic gymnastics event to become level 4 all-around champion with a total score of 39.300; notes Amy also won further awards in the apparatus final, including a silver in clubs, bronze for her ribbon routine, and also earned fourth and fifth ribbons for ball and hoop routines respectively; highlights Team GB’s success, with a haul of 137 medals and 47 ribbons from performances across 17 sports; understands Special Olympics GB is the largest provider of year-round sports training and competition for children and adults of all abilities with learning disabilities, striving to achieve a more inclusive society; commends the work of the coaching staff at the City of Glasgow Gymnastics Club and Team GB for helping Amy prepare for the competition; and wishes Amy all the very best for future competitions.