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Lara & Luis travel around the world!

Follow their trip around the world!

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Lara & Luis travel around the world!

A great cooperation: SK Sturm Graz and Special Olympics!

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A great cooperation: SK Sturm Graz and Special Olympics!

Registration for family members

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Registration for family members

Arnold Schwarzenegger accepts patronage of World Winter Games 2017

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Arnold Schwarzenegger accepts patronage of World Winter Games 2017

News

Lara & Luis travel around the world!

Here we go ... about seven months before the start of the World Games 2017 Lara & Luis, the official mascot couples traveling around the world! Accompanied them on their way!

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Four new prominent Ambassadors

 Klammer, Eisel, Naglich and Mesotitsch Named New Ambassadors For the Special Olympics World Winter Games 2017

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Joint efforts of Austrian soccer club SK Sturm Graz and Special Olympics 2017!

Exemplary cooperation: Styria’s largest and most successful soccer club sets a clear sign for inclusion by supporting the Special Olympics World Winter Games 2017 in Graz, Schladming and Ramsau in many ways.    

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Registration for family members

You are a family member and want to support your athlete at the Special Olympics World Winter Games 2017 in Austria? Click HERE to registrate!

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Lara und Luis (by Menzel Riebenbauer)

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Facts & Figures

When: March 14th - 25th, 2017

Opening ceremony:
March 18th, 2017 in Schladming/WM-Stadium Planai

Closing ceremony:
March 24th, 2017 in Graz (Merkur Arena)

Where: Graz, Schladming-Rohrmoos, Ramsau

  • 3.000 athletes of 110 nations
  • 1.100 trainer
  • 3.000 Volunteers
  • 5.000 family members/friends
  • 800 congress participants
  • 1.000 Media representatives
  • 1.200 MVP-Fans
  • Figure skating (180)
  • Speed skating (250)
  • Floorhockey/Floorball (1.160)
  • Snow shoeing (300)
  • Alpine skiing (390)
  • Nordic Skiing (400)
  • Snowboarding (120)
  • Stick shooting (200)
  • Health programs
  • School programs
  • Inclusive programs and competitions
  • Symposia, congresses
  • Culture and Arts programs
  • Globalized media programs
  • Guest programs spread across Austria

Photos & Videos

Foto: GEPA pictures/Special Olympics

Media

Journalists, reporters and photographers - 
here you can find the most important news for the
Special Olympics World Winter Games 2017!

Media registration for the Games 2017 will start
at the beginning of October 2016!

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Sports

9 sports in 3 destinations:
There will be a huge program at the
Special Olympics World Winter Games 2017!