Khanty-Mansiysk is approved as a capital of Winter Deaflympic games 2015.
On 20th of February the International Committee of Sport for the Deaf has decided to hold the Winter Deaflympic games 2015 in Khanty-Mansiysk. About this decision it has been known from the Certificate of approval, signed by the president of the International Committee Valery Rukhledev», – as it is quoted the words of the director of Physical Culture and Sport Department of Khanty-Mansiysk autonomous okrug – Ugra in his press office.
Thus, from 27th of February to 7th of March 2015 the world’s best deaf athletes will compete for victory in ice hockey, curling, cross-country skiing and snowboard.
The Organizers have to make serious efforts to prepare for the competition of this scale.
Not only Ugra sports fans can watch sharp games of athletes but the fans from all Russia, as well as from all over the world.