The powerlifting competitions at Wroclaw 2017 provided some of the most memorable moments this summer, during the Polish edition of The World Games. Whether it was the exuberant celebrations of Frenchman El Beghiti Hassan, Ukrainian Wonder Woman Laryisa Soloviova
The IWGA has appointed Mr Sebastian Riediger as Head of IF and Games Services. Riediger, who last year during an internship at the IWGA wrote his Master’s Thesis about integrating disability sports in multi-sports events, will be working full-time at the headquarters in Lausanne.
The city of Birmingham, Alabama, has elected a new mayor: Randall Woodfin will take office on 28th November. Woodfin, 36, will be the youngest mayor of Alabama's largest city since David Fox took office in 1893, also at age 36. The former school board president defeated incumbent mayor William A. Bell, who has served as mayor since 2010.
Congratulations to Sebastien Peineau, who became World Champion in Compound at 2017 Hyundai World Archery Championship in Mexico in October. He is IWGA Athlete of the Month!
Looking forward to Birmingham, Alabama: DJ Mackovets, CEO of the Local Organising Committee, describes how the upcoming host paves the way for the 11th edition of The World Games in 2021.
German winners of The World Games 2017 have received special recognition for their success with the award of the Silver Laurel Leaf from German President Frank-Walter Steinmeie.
At his first World Games in 2017, Sebastien Peinau, the reigning Indoor World...