Parliament welcomes Special Olympics flame

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This article is part of our special report Special Olympics 2014.

After traveling 450 km across 15 Belgian cities for four days, the Special Olympics torch arrived in Brussels on Tuesday.

Belgium will host the 2014 Special Olympic European Summer games, the largest sporting event of its kind, where 2,000 athletes with intellectual disabilities from 58 countries are set to compete in 11 Olympic Sports.

50.000 people are expected to attend the Games, held every two years in major cities around the world.

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