2013 Special Olympics World Winter Games

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11th Special Olympics World Winter Games
Special-Games-logo.jpg
Host city PyeongChang, South Korea
Events
Opening ceremony January 29
Closing ceremony February 5
Officially opened by Lee Myung-bak
Main venue Gangneung Indoor Ice Rink

The 11th Special Olympics World Winter Games was a Special Olympics, a multi-sports event that was held in Pyeongchang, South Korea from January 29 through February 5, 2013.[1] Though officially allocated to Pyeongchang, events were also held in Gangneung Indoor Ice Rink.[citation needed]

Venues[edit]

The three venues and events are:[2]

Opening ceremony[edit]

The Games[edit]

Participating Special Olympic Committees[edit]

Participating Special Olympic Committees[3]

Sports[edit]

The 2013 Special Olympics World Winter Games programme featured 8 sports with encompassing many disciplines (in parentheses).[3][4]

  • Alpine Skiing (9)
    • 10M Walk
    • Advanced Giant Slalom
    • Advanced Super G
    • Glide
    • Intermediate Giant Slalom
    • Intermediate Super G
    • Novice Giant Slalom
    • Novice Super G
  • Cross-Country Skiing (10)
    • 100M Race Classical
    • 1K Divisioning Round
    • 500M Race Freestyle
    • 50M Race Classical
    • 5K (7.5K & 10K) Divisioning
  • Figure Skating (5)
    • Ice Dancing
    • Ice Dancing Team
    • Pairs
    • Singles
    • Unified Pairs
  • Floorball (1)
    • Team
  • Floor Hockey (3)
    • Team
    • Unified Team
  • Short Track Speed Skating (9)
    • 111M Race
    • 111M Race (semi & Final)
    • 222M Race
    • 333M Race
    • 500M Race
    • 500M Race (Semi & Final)
    • 777M Race
    • 777M Race (Semi & Final)
    • 1000 Race
    • 1500M Race
    • 25M Straight
    • 55M Half LapSnowboarding
  • Snowboarding (9)
    • Advanced Giant Slalom
    • Advanced Slalom
    • Intermediate Giant Slalom
    • Intermediate Slalom
  • Snowshoeing (10)
    • 25M Race
    • 50M Race
    • 100M Race
    • 200M Race
    • 400M Race
    • 800M Race
    • 1600M Race
    • 4X100M Relay
    • 4X400M Race
    • 5K Race

Calendar[edit]

OC Opening ceremony Event competitions 1 Gold medals EG Exhibition gala CC Closing ceremony
January/February 29
Tue
30
Wed
31
Thu
1
Fri
2
Sat
3
Sun
4
Mon
5
Tue
Gold medals
Ceremonies OC CC
Alpine skiing
Cross-Country Skiing
Figure skating
Floor ball
Floor hockey
Short Track Speed Skating
Snowboarding
Snowshoeing
January/February 29
Tue
30
Wed
31
Thu
1
Fri
2
Sat
3
Sun
4
Mon
5
Tue
Gold medals

Mascots[edit]

The mascots are Ra, In and Bow.[5]

Nations[edit]

Canada won the overall medal table. They won 109 medals (44 Gold, 44 Silver and 21 Bronze).

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "World Games Overview". Special Olympics. 2012-07-17. Retrieved 2013-02-07. 
  2. ^ "2013 Pyeongchang Special Olympics Winter Games : Facilities Location Guide | Games > Venues > PyeongChang". 2013sopoc.org. 2013-01-22. Retrieved 2013-02-07. 
  3. ^ a b "2013 World Winter Games". Special Olympics. Retrieved 2013-02-07. 
  4. ^ "2013 Pyeongchang Special Olympics Winter Games : Sports Program | Sports > Sports". 2013sopoc.org. Retrieved 2013-02-07. 
  5. ^ "Put Yourself in the Picture". Special Olympics. Retrieved 2013-02-07.