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IWGA Athlete of the Year 2017 Award

Air Sports, Bogdal Wojciech (POL)

Poland’s Wojciech Bogdal became a hero at The World Games when winning the first gold medal for the host country. Bogdal won the Paramotoring competition on 23 July 2017. After flying 9 tasks over three days the Air Sports athlete ended with a convincing win, 8 points ahead of Thailand's Kittiphop Phrommat in second place.

4 December, 2017

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Everywhere, World
January 1 - January 31, 2018

21 athletes, all of whom competed at The World Games last summer, are waiting for their fans to support them in the one competition they cannot win by themselves: the Athlete of the Year vote.

The voting continues until 31 January. However on 15 January, only the best 9 candidates by that date will go forward to the final round of voting. Voters can register one vote per day throughout the voting period.

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