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IWGA Athlete of the Year 2017 Award

Tug of war, Great Britain Men’s 640 kg team

Great Britain won the men’s 640kg outdoor Tug of War gold medal against very hard competition, Switzerland. The 640 kg is the ‘blue ribbon’ event of men’s Tug of War and probably the most difficult to win. Most members of the team have been in the sport for many years, and winning the gold medal at The World Games is the pinnacle of their sporting careers.

2 January

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Everywhere, World
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January 1 - January 31

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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