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Special Olympics Italia National Winter Games 2024

The Special Olympics Italia Winter Games 2024 took place 4 – 8 March 2024 in Sestriere, Pragelato, Entracque and Borgo Sandalmazzo. 

The Games offered competitions in 6 disciplines (Alpine Skiing, Cross-Country Skiing, Snowboarding, Snowshoeing, Floorball and DanceSport) and welcomed 600 ca athletes from Special Olympics Italy, Special Olympics Austria, Special Olympics Germany, Special Olympics Hungary and Special Olympics Latvia

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Europe/Eurasia Region

Special Olympics in Europe and Eurasia encompasses a diverse range of cultures, languages and customs. From Iceland to Israel, from Portugal to Siberia, Russia, Special Olympics athletes and supporters are dedicated to promoting respect, inclusion and human dignity for people with intellectual disabilities through sports.


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