Bid for World Winter Games in Switzerland has been submitted
Special Olympics Switzerland submitted its bid for World Winter Games in Switzerland in March 2029 to Special Olympics International on January 27, 2021. The main goal of the Games in Switzerland is to promote the inclusion of people with disabilities in our society. 2500 athletes, 650 coaches and about 800 media representatives are expected to come to Switzerland in March 2029 to celebrate the World Games of sport and inclusion. The Special Olympics World Winter Games will last twelve days and include nine disciplines. In addition to the competitions, there will be numerous fringe events where the more than 100 delegations and the general public can meet each other. The Special Olympics Winter Games are the second largest winter sports event after the Olympic Winter Games.