Help us make a difference!

December 07, 2012 | SOI General: Headquarters

Special Olympics Teams ready to participate in the World Floorball Championships

By Jon-Paul St. Germain

On December 8th, 2012 in Zurich, Switzerland, two Special Olympics Floorball Teams from Austria and Switzerland will play a demonstration match in front 15,000 spectators and broadcast to thousands more at 2nd intermission of the Semi Final match of the International Floorball World Championships in Zurich, Switzerland. This fantastic opportunity came about with support from the International Floorball Federation (IFF). The Special Olympics demonstration match should also be shown live on the IFF YouTube channel (see link below). The Special Olympics Austria and Switzerland Floorball teams are currently preparing for their participation in the 2013 Special Olympics World Winter Games in PyeongChang, Korea between 29 January to 5 February 2013. Special Olympics is grateful for the support received from the IFF in growing this dynamic sport in Special Olympics.

About Jon-Paul St. Germain: Senior Sports Director, SOI

Do you have a story to Share?

Tell us your story so we can publish it for others to see.


Special Olympics - Become a Fan

Your Donation Helps Transform Lives Through Sports!

Become a Sustaining Partner today - monthly giving is an easy and convenient way to support trainings and competitions all year long.

For a limited time, when you become a Sustaining Partner a generous donor will match your generosity with an additional $50 gift to Special Olympics.