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Competitions for Paralympic athletes “We are together. Sports” will be held from 16 to 21 March

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Competitions will be held in Khanty-Mansiysk.

The organizers plan to hold the Paralympic Games “We are together. Sport” in Khanty-Mansiysk from 16 to 21 March 2022. Sergey Artamonov, Director of the Department of Physical Culture and Sports of Ugra, reported this to TASS.

Deputy Prime Minister of the Russian Federation Dmitry Chernyshenko On March 5, told TASS that he had instructed the Ministry of Sports and the Ministry of Finance, together with the government of the Khanty-Mansiysk Autonomous Okrug - Yugra, to work out the issue of organizing the Paralympic Games “We are together. Sports” and determine the dates of their holding in the near future.

“Games “We are together. Sport“ is planned to be held in Khanty-Mansiysk from March 16 to March 21, ”said Sergey Artamonov.

About 70 athletes will take part in the games in six sports - cross-country skiing, biathlon , curling, snowboarding, skiing, sledge hockey. The competitions will be held with the Russian flag and anthem.

On February 28, the International Olympic Committee recommended that international sports federations prevent Russian and Belarusian athletes from participating in international competitions due to the situation around Russia and Ukraine. On March 2, the teams of Russia and Belarus were allowed to participate in the Paralympics in Beijing, but after 17 hours, the International Paralympic Committee changed its decision and banned Russian and Belarusian athletes from participating in the Games.

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