Special Olympics Floorball is for the first time included on the programme of the multi-sport event Pajulahti Games. The 9th edition of the Pajulahti Games for disabled persons is organised 17th to 20th of January 2019 in the Pajulahti Paralympic Training Center, Lahti, Finland.
The event will consist of at least seven sports: sitting volleyball, goalball, showdown, athletics, judo, powerlifting and floorball. Special Olympics floorball tournament is a newcomer for the Games. The organisers are currently also considering an option to arrange a Special Olympics alpine skiing competition as part of the Games.
Here are the sports:
Sitting volleyball – Tournament for women´s national teams on 18–20 of January
Goalball – Tournament for both men´s and women´s national teams on 18–20 of January
Showdown – International tournament for both men and women on 18–20 of January
Athletics – Open Finnish Indoor Para Athletics Championships on 20th of January (not an IPC sanctioned event)
Judo – Open Special Needs Judo tournament on 18–20 of January (competition date 19th of January)
Powerlifting – Open Finnish Para Powerlifting Championships on 19th of January (not an IPC sanctioned event)
Floorball – Open Special Olympics Floorball tournament for both country and club teams on 19–20 of January
For more information, please visit the Pajulahti Games website: www.pajulahtigames.fi/en