Para World Championship

Location: Hafjell
Arena/Place: Hafjell Alpine Centre
Category: Festival and events, Sport
Date: Wednesday 12 jan 2022 - Sunday 23 Jan 2022

Norway will host the para World Championship winter with four sports in Lillehammer and Hafjell in 2022.

Norway will host the para World Championship winter with four sports in Lillehammer and Hafjell in 2022.

History will be made in 2022 as Lillehammer hosts the first joint World Para Snow Sports Championships in Para alpine skiing, Para Nordic skiing and Para snowboard from 12-23.January. The Norwegian city has a long history of organising major sporting events including the 1994 Paralympic Winter Games.

Lillehammer will host the biathlon and cross-country events while alpine skiing and snowboard will take place in Hafjell – only 15 km away from Lillehammer.

A total of 750 participants, including athletes, guides and coaching staff, are expected to take part in the World Championships. The Local Organising Committee will aim to recruit 400 volunteers to support the events.

Norway’s Ski Federation in partnership with the Norwegian Olympic and Paralympic Committee and Confederation of Sports, Norway’s Biathlon Association and Norway’s Snowboard Association will be the championships organisers.

Championship will be the first Winter World Cup for disabled athletes where four branches are gathered.

The athletes will compete in cross country skiing, skiing, alpine skiing and snowboarding. Compared to Paralympics, only the sledding and wheelchair cricket sports are lacking.

The organizer is the Norwegian Sports Association in collaboration with the ski federation, ski-skating and snowboard-related. Para-World Championship Winter will be arranged from 12 to 23.January in 2022.

For accommodation during Para World Championship Winter 2022 contact Hafjell Resort. We have hotel rooms, apartments and cabins.

Date/Time

Date Time Arena/Place
12 Jan
Wednesday 12 jan 2022 09:00 - 16:00 Hafjell Alpine Centre
13 Jan
Thursday 13 jan 2022 09:00 - 16:00 Hafjell Alpine Centre
14 Jan
Friday 14 jan 2022 09:00 - 16:00 Hafjell Alpine Centre
15 Jan
Saturday 15 jan 2022 09:00 - 16:00 Hafjell Alpine Centre

Contact information

Phone number
47 21 02 90 00
Contact person email
[email protected]
Contact person name
Norges Idrettsforbund
Website
https://www.hafjellresort.no/en/World-Para-Championships

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Accommodation

Hafjell Lodge 24

Distance: 281 meters
The house of 400 sqm has a great location on the Olympic trail (ski in ski out 25 meters) overlooking Hafjell Alpine. Short distance to the lodge restaurant Food & Drink. Practical floor plan with open living / kitchen area and plenty of seating for everyone. Fireplace area with sofa. The log cabin is perfect for corporate meetings, seminars, celebrations and social gatherings. The log cabin is of a good standard with sauna, fully equipped kitchens,
Large chalet

Låven cottage

Distance: 264 meters
The Låven in Hafjell is made into a large cottage (Låven) with all the amenities guests wish. Yet one has retained some of the authentic that makes this cottage into a charming residence. The cottage is on two floors with ten bedrooms and 25 beds and located in a magnificent setting in the valley surrounded by Mountains. You have ski in / out to the ski slope.
Chalets and apartments

Hafjell Alpinlandsby Pluss

Distance: 242 meters
Hafjell Alpinlandsby plus are modern apartments each of 35 sqm and are practical and delicate. All the apartments are in the same building right by the family ski slope of Hafjell and walking distance to ski hire, ski school and restaurants.


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