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Finland wins Special Olympics Pre-Games – 19.01.2016

The Special Olympics World Winter Games 2017 Pre-Games were played in Austria from January 10th - 15th 2016.

14 floorball teams from nine countries took part in the Special Olympics Pre-Games in Graz last week. Despite Czech Republic’s great effort, Finland won the tight final 6-4.

Final standings:
1. Finland
2. Czech Republic
3. Sweden
4. Denmark
5. Switzerland
6. Germany
7. Croatia
8. Russia (female only)

Six teams were local club teams from Austria.

More countries from around the world will take part in the Special Olympics World Winter Games 2017. Altogether 37 teams from 33 countries will play in Graz, Schladming and Styria in Austria, March 14th - 25th, 2017.

World Games 2017 website: www.austria2017.org/en/home
World Games 2017 on Facebook: www.facebook.com/austria2017

About Special Olympics

Special Olympics transforms lives through the joy of sport, every day, everywhere. Special Olympics are the world’s largest sports organisation for people with intellectual disabilities: with more than 4.6 million athletes in 170 countries.