The World Games are for all athletes the most important sport event on quality and audience, immediately after the Olympic Games.
President of International Powerlifting Federation
TWG 2017 Wroclaw, POL
20 - 30 July 2017
The World Games 2017 will be held in Wrocław, Poland 20–30 July. To celebrate this special event the Polish Postal Service issued a special commemorative stamp.
The Wroclaw company Kriosystem Life Sp. z o.o. has joined the group of partners for The World Games 2017. During the Games, the company will make available a Mobile Cryochamber for Cryotherapy treatments and Kriosan equipment for localised treatment, for use by the participants.
The road to the Olympic Games seems to go – more and more – through The World Games. Former World Games sport Rugby made it to the Olympic Games in Rio in 2016 and Karate, Sport Climbing, Surfing and Baseball/Softball will be present in Tokyo 2020.
Kit McConnell, Sports Director at the International Olympic Committee, describes the relationship between the IOC and the IWGA, and what he expects of The World Games 2017.
Bowling, Beach Handball, Canoe, Gymnastics, Karate, Powerlifting, Sport Climbing – here are some examples of the 31 sports that are ready to excel at The World Games 20–30 July in Wroclaw, Poland.
The IWGA has given preliminary consideration to integrating disabled athletes in TWG 2021 in Birmingham, Alabama. As IWGA is in the run up to this year’s event, TWG 2017 in Wroclaw, Poland, serious discussions will get under way immediately afterwards.