world dwarf games http://michiganradio.org en Michigan State University hosting the World Dwarf Games beginning Saturday http://michiganradio.org/post/michigan-state-university-hosting-world-dwarf-games-beginning-saturday <p>Michigan State University is hosting the quadrennial World Dwarf Games.</p><p></p><p>The Olympics-style athletic event is drawing more than 400 athletes from 17 countries.</p><p></p><p>Mike Cekanor is with the Dwarf Athletic Association of America. He says the games are a great showcase for dwarf athletes.</p><p></p><p>“I think in a lot of ways at times are athletes are overlooked,” says Cekanor, “But at the same time, I think when folks really get to know and appreciate what&nbsp;our athletes are capable of that they are very well respected.”</p><p></p> Fri, 02 Aug 2013 04:33:00 +0000 Steve Carmody 13782 at http://michiganradio.org Michigan State University hosting the World Dwarf Games beginning Saturday