11th – 17th March 2023
Seefeld in Tyrol


Medal ranking

9Czech Republic11

Live Stream of the opening ceremony

12 March, 2023 17:55 – 20:00

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Welcome to Austria.

Welcome to Seefeld in Tyrol.

The Virtus Skiing World Championships will take place in Austria for the first time in 2023.

Seefeld in Tyrol will be the home of winter sports athletes with mental disabilities for one week. The athletes will compete in four Nordic and four Alpine disciplines.

The LOC (Local Organizing Committee) of the Nordic FIS Ski World Championships 2019 in Seefeld is significantly involved in the organization and realization of the World Championships. This guarantees that the competitions will be memorable and successful for the participants.

See you in Seefeld!

The Virtus World Skiing Champtionships are opened!


Let’s look forward to successful world championships

and a festival of friendship.

“For the Austrian team, the World Championships will definitely be a highlight – and one can also hope for one or the other medal – the ÖBSV mentally handicapped ski team was one of the most successful in recent years.”

„We are honored to be the first Austrian venue to host the Virtus Ski World Championships. Both the Alpine and the Nordic sports facilities will present themselves to the athletes in their usual excellent manner.“

“Dear sports friends! It is an honor for me as chairman of the Competence Committee for Mentally Disabled Sports (KGM) and now also in the planning and implementing function as LOC Co Chef to be able to accompany the first VIRTUS World Skiing Championships in Austria. We all give our best for a perfectly organized World Championships and look forward to many enthusiastic athletes as well as coaches, support staff and fans!”


Golden finish for the home alpine athletes, France and Japan dominate cross – country relay on the final day of the Virtus World Ski ing Championships

With a total of four double victories in the women's Down syndrome class and two further gold medals for Eva Maria Dünser (women's mental), the Alpine competitions at these championships in Seefeld come to a crowning conclusion from a domestic perspective.

A shower of medals for Austria’s alpine athletes at the World Championships Giant Slalom in Seefeld

Anna - Sophie Friedl was crowned World Champion in the RTL on the first day of the Virtus Ski World Championships in Seefeld and thus leads a strong Austrian Alpine squad. With one gold, two silver and two bronze medals at the Rosshütte, the red - white - red team leads the alpin e medal table. On the cross - country track, it was Poland, Estonia and France to lead the way. After the atmospheric opening with numerous guests of honour on Sunday in the music pavilion, the four - day sports programme started on Monday.

World Championships preparation in the snow, on the school bench and at the university of applied sciences in full swing

When the medals are awarded in the Super G and the Cross-Country Sprint at the Virtus Ski World Championships in six weeks' time, the Austrian squad will certainly have something to say about it. While the athletes were building up and testing their form during snow training and the Austria Cup last weekend, the students at the HTL Spengergasse in Vienna and the students at the FH Kufstein are working tirelessly on their World Championships projects.

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