Frequent question: Which country is hosting the 2020 Special Olympics World Winter Games?

On June 29, 2020 it was announced that Kazan, Russia would host the 12th Special Olympics World Winter Games in 2022. It will now be held between January 22 to 28. It will mark the first time that Russia has hosted the Special Olympics.

What country is hosting the 2020 Winter Olympics?

Host cities for Summer and Winter Olympic Games

City Country Year
Pyeongchang South Korea 2018
Tokyo Japan 2020
Beijing China 2022
Paris France 2024

Is Special Olympics happening in 2021?

Special Olympics will immediately begin to explore a substitute location to host the World Winter Games in 2021. This is the first time a Special Olympics World Games will need to find a new home so close to the scheduled event.

Which country hosted the Special Olympics?


Year Summer Special Olympics World Games Winter Special Olympics World Games
No. Host
2017 Graz and Schladming, Austria
2019 15
2022 Kazan, Russia

Where is the next Olympics 2032?

How do you qualify for Special Olympics World Games?

The Special Olympics World Games takes place every two years and alternates between summer and winter. Qualifying for the Special Olympics takes determination and hard work. Before you are eligible, you must win a gold medal at a state completion and your name is entered into a pool of qualified individuals.

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Which games are included in Special Olympics?

Special Olympics Summer Sports

  • Special Olympics offers many summer sports for athletes with intellectual disabilities. …
  • Athletics encompasses sprints, longer runs, high jump, long jump, discus, shot put and other track-and-field events. …
  • Hand-eye coordination meets quick footwork in a well-played badminton match.
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