WSO Encourages Sikhs to Familiarize Themselves With Olympic Kirpan Accommodation Policy

February 9, 2010

Author: Staff Writer

Source: The Sikh Times

The World Sikh Organization of Canada (WSO) reminds the Sikh community to become familiar with the guidelines accommodating the kirpan at the 2010 Vancouver Olympic and Paralympics Games.  It is important that all Sikh spectators at the Olympics who wear the kirpan strictly abide by the guidelines. 

Sikh spectators wearing a kirpan must inform security personnel prior to being screened at venues, and must meet the following stipulations: