Bormio was also chosen as the venue for ski mountaineering competitions. In Val Di Fiemme the Para Cross country and Para Biathlon competitions
The Milan-Cortina Games will open at the arena in Verona. This was unanimously decided by the board of the organizing committee of the 2026 Olympics and Paralympics, chaired by Giovanni Malag. At the same meeting it was decided that the ski mountaineering competitions will be held in Bormio and the Para Cross country and Para Biathlon competitions will be hosted in the cluster of Val di Fiemme, already used by Olympic athletes. The organization of the Olympic competition hosted in Italy.
The opening ceremony, initially scheduled at the PalaItalia Santa Giulia in Milan – reads the press release issued by the organizing committee -, it will be celebrated in the splendid setting of the Verona Arena which will already be the seat of the Closing Ceremony of Olympic Games. This decision, in line with the principle of sustainability, including economic, allows a significant optimization of the structures and a consequent containment of costs. The venue chosen for the Para Cross Country and Para Biathlon competitions (initially planned in Valdidentro) a formal passage which, in addition to confirming the communion of intentions and strategies between Milan Cortina Foundation 2026, International Paralympic Committee and Italian Paralympic Committee, strengthens the principle of inclusion that lies at the heart of the Paralympic Committee message and further improved some items of expenditure. Finally, the choice of Bormio as the venue for ski mountaineering competitions, made to follow the instructions of the International Olympic Committee regarding the need to host the new discipline in one of the Olympic sites already provided for by application dossier.
I care – he commented Malag– to express personal thanks to all the Institutions represented on the Board of Directors, from the Regions, to the Municipalities up to the Autonomous Provinces, because the choices of Bormio, Verona and Val di Fiemme they are the demonstration of our ability to work in synergy with others for the realization of the 2026 Games. The Games of all Italians.
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