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Butti is everything you hope for in an athlete and a good leader

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Butti was born in the UAE. The 31-year-old athlete got involved with Special Olympics 10 years ago. He grew up playing basketball and worked hard to develop his skills, performance and reach to his full potential.

He participated in many previous regional and world games and met many friends from all over the world. This year, he isparticipating at the 2018 NBA all-star and the Special Olympics IX MENA games, one after the other. "I believe it is my golden year and I am quite sure it will be an unforgettable one. I love competing and being part of a team as we all play with bravery and courage and I will always work on myself to keep going and add value to my team," says Butti.

Butti is a confident and outgoing athlete who serves on the Athlete Engagement Committee for the Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019. He is also a board member for Special Olympics UAE. He is simply a leader, both on and off the playing field.

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Noha Gaballah, SO MENA Communications Manager.