On January 21-29, the Para Nordic World Championships will be held in Östersund (SWE) and it was announced that that SVT will broadcast the entire championship live.
In total, over 200 athletes from 19 countries take part in the World Championship medals with the festivites kicking off with the Opening Ceremony on January 20.
"We are very happy that SVT will broadcast the Para Nordic World Championships in Östersund. It will help to highlight the unique power that Swedish parasport stands for. We know that more people with disabilities will find their way into the sporting community thanks to this championship. Through sporting achievements, the world's best para-athletes will inspire, challenge society's norms and provide more equal opportunities in the future," said Bo Sköld, Secretary General of the Swedish Parasport Federation and the Swedish Paralympic Committee.
With over 20 broadcast hours in SVT1, SVT2 and SVT Play, the broadcasts will be historic as the first live World Championship in para sport in Sweden.
The championship is organized in collaboration with the International Ski and Snowboard Federation (FIS) and the International Biathlon Federation (IBU).
The full planned broadcast schedule can be found here.