On Screen Worldwide For the First Time
The 10th edition of The World Games 2017 in Wrocław, Poland, took place from 20 to 30 July. A total of 163,355 spectators watched the battle for gold in the capital of the Lower Silesian Voivodeship (approx. 530,000 residents). For the first time in the history of the World Games, the competitions could be seen worldwide. The transmission via the Olympic Channel platform made that possible.
31 different sports (27 on the official sports programme and 4 on the invitational one) found a perfect stage during the ten days of competition. The 3,292 athletes (2,936/356) from 103 countries enjoyed the city's warm hospitality and the 26 first-class competition venues, which enabled them to compete at the highest possible level.