Annual General Meeting 2018

Annual General Meeting 2018

The Annual General Meeting of the International World Games Association (IWGA) will be held on 16 April 2018 at 8:00-12:30.

The election of the Board for the next term until 2022 is one of the major items on the agenda. José Perurena (ICF) runs for another term as IWGA President, along with Max Bishop (FAI) as Vice President and Lukas Hinder (WDSF) as Treasurer. The candidates for the remaining seats on the Board are Anna Arzhanova (CMAS), Volker Bernardi (WFDF), Antonio Espinós (WKF), and Jan Fransoo (IKF).

The Sports Programme for The World Games in 2021 will be revealed at the meeting. All 37 member federations have applied to be in the programme. Also some of the invitational sports on the programme will be clear after the meeting.

The organisers of The World Games 2021 from Birmingham, Alabama, with CEO DJ Mackovets leading the team, will take the opportunity during the meeting to present the progress of the preparations as well as the future plans of the team.

The delegation of the Organising Committee of The World Games 2017, headed by Wroclaw Mayor Rafal Dutkiewicz, presents the final report of the Games organised 20-30 July 2017. “It’s our goal to take the Games to the next level. The lessons learned during The World Games 2017 will help us to meet this goal,” IWGA CEO Joachim Gossow states.

At the AGM, the IWGA Athlete of the Year will be celebrated. On behalf of the winning Speed Climber Reza Alipourshenazandifar (Iran), the President of the International Sports Climbing Federation, Marco Scolaris, will receive the award from the IWGA President.


The World Games is a multi-sport event staged every four years by the International World Games Association under the patronage of the International Olympic Committee. The 11th edition of The World Games will be held in Birmingham, Alabama, USA, 15-25 July 2021. 3,600 athletes from over 30 sports and 100 countries will take part in the Games.


Updated 13.4.2018 at 13:00 CET


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