The Maltese Special Olympics contingent took part in the Special Olympic Games held in Los Angeles. The Maltese team was composed of Christabel Borg, Warren Schembri and Johanna Grech (coach). Family members also attended including committee member Dennis Borg.
Christabel Borg won the Gold medal in the Singles event after beating Thailand 3-2, Ivory Coast 3-0 and Slovakia 3-0. Warren Schembri also triumphed in the Male Singles Event and won a Gold medal as well. The Maltese duo ended their streak by clenching a Silver medal in the Mixed Doubles event.