Ottobock supported athletes at the Paralympic Winter Games in Beijing 2022

The 13th Paralympic Winter Games took place from 4 - 13 March 2022. A total of 78 different competitions were held across six sports. Continuing the long standing partnership with the Paralympic Games since 1988, Ottobock was the Official Technical Service Provider for the Beijing Games and offered free maintenance and repair services for athletes.

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Ottobock at the Paralympic Winter Games

With a team of 41 team members from 12 different countries, a comprehensive Technical Service was offered across the three Paralympic villages in Beijing, Yanqing and Zhangjiakou as well as in four sports venues. The service was free of charge and regardless of the manufacturer of the equipment.

Overall, 384 repairs were carried out:

  • Wheelchairs: 173 repairs
  • Prostheses: 97 repairs
  • Orthoses: 10 repairs
  • Sports equipment & others: 104 repairs

The Paralympic Villages

Beijing

In Beijing, all competitions of ice sports took place: Para ice hockey and Para curling.

The National Indoor Stadium, venue for Para ice hockey, was already used as a venue during the Olympic and Paralympic Games 2008.

Yanqing

In Yanqing, the Para alpine skiing competitions took place.

This Paralympic village was located in the mountains, about 86 kilometers north from China's capital Beijing. You can find hot springs, national parks, ski areas and the Badaling section of the Great Wall of China here.

Zhangjiakou

Zhangjiakou is one of the most popular Chinese winter sports areas, located about 180 kilometers northwest of Beijing. Athletes of Para biathlon, Para cross country skiing and Para snowboard were competing here for the medals.

After the Games, the newly built facilities will be used by the Chinese national team for training and as a ski area.

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Ottobock supports athletes from all over the world who compete in a wide variety of sports at many different levels. These athletes share our Passion for Paralympics and are dedicated to working as ambassadors to promote sports and an active lifestyle for people with disabilities.

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