Three times in a row, after Duisburg 2005 and Kaohsiung 2009, the USA achieved gold at The World Games (beating Australia).
Tug of War
The nine athletes did not allow their opponents to score any points throughout the competition. It was their third gold medal after Duisburg 2005 and Kaohsiung 2009.
Played for the first time in The World Games in 1985 and ever since, the Netherlands won gold in Cali by beating Belgium 25:19 in the final.
No one beats Brazil on the beach: five matches, five wins and of course gold again for the Brazilian winner of the Kaohsiung tournament.
The World Champion beats the European Champion: Germany won gold against Switzerland
The twins from Austria stood the pressure. As the reigning World and European Champions they completed their series with a gold medal in Cali.
Jefferson Benjumea and Adriana Avila Molina, the local heroes. The couple from Cali won gold in front of 16,000 spectators in the capital city of Salsa.
A historic gold medal: The Springbooks achieved the final win in The World Games tournament. In 2016 Rugby 7s will be part of the Olympic programme.
The women’s team from Cuba won the one and only gold medal for their country by overtaking Venezuela with a 3-2 victory in a thrilling final.
China Aerobics Group, the reigning World Champion, prevailed over the field to add The World Games title to their record.