2026 Winter Paralympics

The 2026 Winter Paralympics (Italian: XIV Giochi paralimpici invernali), officially known as the XIV Paralympic Winter Games, is an international winter multi-sport event for disabled athletes that is scheduled to take place in Milan and Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy, from 6 to 15 March 2026. The election was held on 24 June 2019 at the 134th IOC Session in Lausanne, Switzerland, home of the IOC headquarters. Milan-Cortina were elected as hosts, defeating Stockholm-Åre.[1]

XIV Paralympic Winter Games
Host cityMilan and Cortina d'Ampezzo, Italy
Events6 sports
Opening6 March
Closing15 March
StadiumPalaItalia Santa Giulia
Winter
Beijing 2022 TBD 2030
Summer
Paris 2024 Los Angeles 2028

This will be the third Paralympic Games hosted in Italy and will mark the 20th anniversary of the 2006 Winter Paralympics in Turin.

SportsEdit

Eight Winter Paralympic sports are expected.

VenuesEdit

The venues for the Games are below.[2]

Milan ClusterEdit

Valtellina ClusterEdit

  • Azzurri d'Italia Stadium, Valdidentro – biathlon, cross-country skiing

Cortina d'Ampezzo ClusterEdit

MarketingEdit

EmblemEdit

To be unveiled in 2021.

Mascot(s)Edit

To be unveiled in 2024.

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Winter Olympics: Italy's Milan-Cortina bid chosen as host for the 2026 Games". BBC News. 24 June 2019.
  2. ^ "Proposed venues". architectureofthegames.net. Retrieved 26 June 2019.

External linksEdit

Preceded by
Beijing
Winter Paralympics
MilanCortina d'Ampezzo

XIV Paralympic Winter Games (2026)
Succeeded by
TBD