Marketing Photos for Downloading

Special Olympics has thousands of high-resolution, high quality photos on its Flickr site. The links below will help you find the photo sets you are looking for. Be sure to read the "How to Download from Flickr" article.

Rules About Using Photos of Our Athletes

Special Olympics -- including Accredited Programs and Games Organizing Committees -- may use photos of our athletes to promote Special Olympics events and activities. HOWEVER, any third-party use of an athlete's image will require a separate consent. For details, please see the "Rules about the Use of Athlete Images" link. Please contact Saundra Grice ( for details on obtaining individual consents for third-party usage.

How To Download Photos

Flickr Searches

You can search our Special Olympics Flickr photo stream using keywords such as "africa" or "floor ball" and find all of the photos with those words in the titles or image data. The links below will run those searches for you. You can do the same searches on the Flickr website to find what you are looking for.

Themed Sets

These collections span years and will help when you are looking for a particular kind of photo for marketing your Program.

2012 World Aquatics Invitation

Athletes from all Regions attended and competed. Lots of good aquatics photos.