On 29 January - 4 February 2022, Kazan hosts the II Special Olympics Russia Winter Invitational Games.
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Special Olympics World Winter Games Kazan, Russia
21-27 January 2023

Latest News

16 December 2021, 01:42 PM
Kazan continues to sum up the results of the "Year of a Volunteer”. The Special Olympics World Winter Games stand was presented at the exhibition timed to the "Kind Tatarstan" Republican Award Ceremony in volunteering.
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5 December 2021, 04:15 PM
An inclusive holiday for children with intellectual disabilities took place on December 5 in Kazan. The Russian film and theatre actress, the founder of "We all are different" fund for helping people with special needs, and the mother of a special son Evelina Bledans attended the event.
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3 December 2021, 05:14 PM
Within the framework of the #WeAreTogether International Forum of Civil Participation, a restart of the volunteers’ application campaign for the Special Olympics 2022 World Winter Games in Kazan was announced. The Forum brings together the leaders of the non-profit sector, socially responsible business and media industry. Special Olympics Russia President Olga Sloutsker delivered a speech at the session “From inequality and exclusion to cohesion and integration: main drivers of the inclusive society development.”
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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 2022 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 2022.
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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

Partners

Organizers

On 29 January - 4 February 2022 Kazan hosts the second edition of the Special Olympics Russia Winter Invitational Games to test its readiness for next year's main event.
Learn how to become a volunteer for the Special Olympics World Winter Games Kazan 2022.
Registration of delegations is open for the Special Olympics World Winter Games Kazan 2022.