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Special Olympics World Winter Games Kazan, Russia
January 2023

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24 September 2021, 06:30 PM
Representatives Special Olympics International of visited Kazan. Chief Executive Officer of Special Olympics Mary Davis, Chief of Sport and Competition Louis Lauria and Regional President & Managing Director, Special Olympics Europe Eurasia David Evangelista examined Special Olympics World Winter Games facilities and discussed further steps to prepare for the competitions.
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10 September 2021, 01:36 PM
Olga Sloutsker, President of Special Olympics Russia, became a speaker of the round table called "Special Olympics: a strategic vector of building an inclusive society". The event took place as part of the IX International Sports Forum "Russia – Country of Sports" held in Kazan on September 8-10.
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10 September 2021, 01:27 PM
Special Olympics Russia and the Vladimir Potanin Foundation have signed a partnership agreement for developing inclusive sports.
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By the Numbers

97
Delegations
7
Sports
1,916
Athletes & Unified Partners
7
Competition Days

About Games

The Special Olympics World Winter Games are one of the world's most humanitarian sporting events and are focused on advancing a truly inclusive world for people with intellectual disabilities.
Over 1,000 years old, Kazan is the Sports Capital of Russia and has become one of the most visited cities in the country.
Learn more about sports and venues, as well as the Games mission and competition rules.
The Special Olympics World Winter Games 2023 will be made possible with the help of 2,250 volunteers across 20 different types of activities.
Please feel free to contact us if you have any questions about the Special Olympics World Winter Games 2023.
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Competitions will be held at the Sviyaga Alpine Skiing Complex
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Competitions will be held at the Skiing and Biathlon Complex
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Competitions will be held at the Sports Palace
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Competitions will be held at the Kazan Tennis Academy
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Competitions will be held at the Sviyaga Alpine Skiing Complex
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Competitions will be held at the Burevestnik Stadium
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Competitions will be held at the Sports Palace

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Registration of delegations is open for the Special Olympics World Winter Games Kazan 2023.
In the lead-up to the Special Olympics World Winter Games 2023, two test events were staged in Kazan to evaluate the host city's readiness for the upcoming international event.