Abu Dhabi 2019 - Swimming

Patricia Pecora

Athlete | Dover, Delaware

Patricia Pecora has been competing in Special Olympics for 13 years in the sports of swimming, basketball, and soccer. When she is not practicing or competing she is working out on the treadmill for up to an hour each day. Patricia is the chairperson of her area's athlete leadership team and has a full-time job at a local nursing home. "Attending Special Olympics World Games Abu Dhabi 2019 and representing the United States will be the most exciting thing I have ever done," she says.