Allowing athletes with learning disabilities commonly associated with Down Syndrome to participate in Olympic Games raises international awareness about the condition. It will also give hope to parents of children who have Down Syndrome.

Andrew Macintyre

Down's Syndrome Scotland & Inch By Inch For Scotland

Andrew is a very inspirational person who has overcome ill health and poor fitness, and has gone on to win 7 gymnastic medals (including 4 golds) at the Special Olympics National Games in Sheffield earlier this year! 

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Vision and Mission

We have a simple mission and vision. Our operations revolve around providing swimming opportunities for people living with Down Syndrome.


Olympic Games

The next phase of our journey was to convince people living with Down Syndrome to join the Trisome Games Project. Many were reluctant, and some of their relatives were not willing to enroll them.

Consequently, we launched an awareness campaign to explain the benefits of people with Down Syndrome taking part in the Olympic Games. We were not always successful, but we managed to bring more than 500 people living with Down Syndrome on board.

Find out our story

In 2009, we joined the global community in condemning the exclusion of people with Down Syndrome from taking part in the Olympic games. The practice of making it difficult for people with Down Syndrome to take part in the Olympic games prevents them from achieving their full potential.