Test Events

In the lead-up to the Special Olympics World Winter Games 2022, two test events were staged in Kazan to evaluate the host city's readiness for the upcoming international event.

The Special Olympics Russia Winter Invitational Games were a crucial part of the preparations for staging the World Winter Games, allowing the Organizing Committee to test all aspects of venue operations in Kazan.

The Invitational Games also served as a qualifying competition for the Special Olympics World Winter Games Kazan 2022.

Facts and figures:

  • 4 sports venues
  • 6 sports
  • over 500 athletes
  • 36 regions of Russian Federation
  • 490 volunteers
  • 210 officials

The All-Russian National Special Olympics Floorball and Unified Floorball Competitions became the second opportunity to carry out the vital testing and training required to prepare for the Special Olympics World Winter Games Kazan 2022.

Facts and figures:

  • 1 sports venue
  • 1 sport
  • over 130 athletes
  • 9 regions of Russian Federation
  • 82 volunteers