World Dwarf Games return to their birthplace, attract hundreds of athletes

Aug 2, 2013

For the past 20 years, dwarfs from around the world have gathered every four years to compete in the World Dwarf Games (WDG). This year the games are returning to their birthplace -- East Lansing. Beginning this weekend, short-statured children, adults and seniors will play basketball, run track and swim in the largest sporting event in history exclusively for athletes with dwarfism. Current State’s Emanuele Berry spent some time with athletes getting ready for the games. 

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Australian team captain Sam Millard and Lansing-based Len Sawisch, co-founder of the Dwarf Athletic Association of America, discuss the Games' history, events and rivalries.