Special Olympics World Winter Games

March 14th - 25th 2017 in Graz, Schladming and Ramsau

"Heartbeat for the World" – under this slogan the 11th Special Olympics Wold Winter Games 2017 for people with intellectual disabilities are going to take place from March 14th to 25th 2017. About 3000 athletes of more than 100 nations are going to be part of this worldwide biggest sport and social event.

The venues are Graz, Schladming and Ramsau. All in all nine different winter disciplines are going to be carried out: Speed Skating, Floor hockey, Floorball, Ice Stock Sport, Figure skating (Graz), Ski Alpin, Snowboard (Schladming), Cross Country Skiing and Snow shoeing
(Ramsau) are going to take place in Ramsau. The opening ceremony is going to take place in the Planai Stadion in Schladming, the closing ceremony is going to be conducted in the UPC Arena in Graz. The pregames from January 10th to 15th, which include 1500 athletes, function as heralds.

All Information: www.austria2017.org