India Won 73 Medals in 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Game (Download PDF)

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India’s special athletes gave an impressive performance and won 73 medals in the 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games, Austria from March 14 - 25. The tournament, India took its tally to 73 medals by winning 8 - 0 against Austria.

2017 Special Olympics world winter game

2017 Special Olympics World Winter Game

2017 Special Olympics world winter game

Highlights:

  • Floor Hockey came next where the team of male athletes clashed with SO Lithuania defeating them 7 - 2.
  • Special athletes fared well in Alpine skiing raking in 10 medals including 3 gold, 3 silver and 4 bronze.
  • India dominated in three team events-
India dominated in three team events

India Dominated in Three Team Events

India dominated in three team events

About 2017 Special Olympics World Winter Games:

  • In 2017, an even larger worldwide audience got the chance to see the many moments from the Games.
  • ESPN broadcast stories and events showcasing all the brave athletes as they competed in Austria.
  • It witnessed 2,600 athletes from over 105 countries competing with each other.
  • The event included culture and art programs, health programs, symposia and congresses.
  • Included Seven disciplines including-
Included Seven disciplines including

Included Seven Disciplines Including

Included Seven disciplines including

- Published/Last Modified on: April 2, 2017

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