A tournament for the visually impaired in Moscow

Between the 18th and 20th of December, the Arktika Sports Complex will host a unique tournament named the Arctic Challenge to be contested among visually impaired and blind children.

The event will be held in Moscow for the first time.

Young ice hockey players with complete or partial loss of vision will play an adapted brand of the sport in accordance with the international rules for blind ice hockey. A special sound system helps them navigate the ice during a match.

Six teams will participate in the competition.

In addition to the tournament itself, participants will take part in a tour of the capital and will be awarded souvenirs and memorable awards.

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