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Special Olympics National Games

Note! Due to lack of snow we are forced to cancel the snowshoeing and cross country skiing competitions. Alpine skiing will be organised in Messilä. We apologize for the inconvenience.

For the first time there will be the Special Olympics National Games organised during the Pajulahti Games on 17–18 January 2020. The sports are alpine skiing, snowshoeing and cross country skiing. Alpine skiing competition will be held in the Messilä Slopes around 30km from Pajulahti. Snowshoeing and cross country skiing will be held in the Pajulahti Olympic & Paralympic Training Center.


  • Alpine skiing – Super slalom (Note! No snowboarding)
  • Cross country skiing – 400m (free) and 1,5km (free)
  • Snowshoeing – 100m and 200m

Divisioning on Friday, finals on Saturday.

Further information: Special Olympics Sports Coordinator Elina Ahtiainen, tel +358 45 139 7373, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.