Khanty-Mansiysk is chosen as the capital of the XVIII Winter Deaflympics
On Thursday, February 20, the International Committee of Sports for the Deaf made the decision according to which the right of the 18th Winter Deaflympics is provided to the city of Khanty-Mansiysk. Games will take place from February 27 to March 7, 2015 on sporting venues of the capital of Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Area. The program included five winter sports: cross-country skiing, snowboard, curling, alpine skiing and hockey.
The Ministry of sports of the Russian Federation, the Government of Khanty-Mansi Autonomous Area and Russian Committee of Deaf Sports carry out now collaboration in formation of 18th Winter Deaflympics Organizing committee.