Artwork unveiled for Special Olympics 2017

A colourful mural to celebrate the Special Olympics National Games, to be held in Sheffield in August 2017, has been unveiled in Sheffield City Centre. The ground-breaking artwork is a collaboration between local digital artist Greg Harris, Sheffield art students and athletes from Special Olympics GB. It celebrates famous Sheffield landmarks together with images of local icons and Special Olympics athletes from the Sheffield area. Sheffield boxer Kell Brook is a patron of the Special Olympics and took part in the mural unveiling. The finished work will be erected in a prominent position opposite Sheffield train station until the end of the Games in August 2017. Baillor Jalloh reports for Sheffield Live!