Medal events in 10 sports – 24 sets of medals in all will be awarded today! There are 16 sports in action; it’s the first day of two for Roller Sports Artistic Dance and Freeskating and for Duathlon, and the last for Flying Disc, Jiu-Jitsu, Lacrosse, Sport Climbing, Tug of War and Wakeboard/Waterski.
It’s the big Finals day in Flying Disc (John Carroll High School), women’s Lacrosse (Compass Soccer Stadium), and Wakeboard Freestyle and Waterski Jump (Double Oak Lake). There are also finals in the two Pool classes in Billiards (Sheraton Ballroom).
Other medal events today are in Gymnastics (Legacy Arena) where it’s men’s Acrobatics Pair, women’s Acrobatics Group and women’s Tumbling on the programme. In Jiu-Jitsu (Bill Battle Coliseum), 6 classes compete for medals – 3 men’s, 1 women’s and Duo and National team competitions. The Middle Distance event (men and women) in Orienteering takes place at Double Oak Lake. The spectacular Sport Climbing competitions at Sloss Furnaces end with men’s and women’s Single Lead. Duathlon has its first day at Railroad Park, with Individual men’s and women’s events. And Tug of War (University of Alabama Track & Field Stadium) finishes with the 580 kg class.
Canoe Polo at Crossplex – Natatorium features Quarter-finals and 2 Placement matches for both men and women today. It’s Semi-finals day in Korfball (East Exhibit Hall – Jefferson), in Muaythai’s 12 classes (Boutwell Auditorium), and in Squash (University of Alabama Student Recreation Center).
Roller Sports at the Harris Arena features competition in Style Dance in the Artistic Dance category, and a Short programme in men’s and women’s Artistic Freesskating. And in Wheelchair Rugby (Crossplex Indoor track) it is the fourth day of inter-nation matches.
Day 9 Schedule
Billiards: Semi-finals and Bronze matches from 09.00 - Pool Finals from 17.30 (women) and 20.00 (men)
Canoe Polo: Women’s Quarter-finals from 08.30, men’s from 11.50
Flying Disc: Bronze medal match 16.00, Final 18.00
Gymnastics: Women’s Tumbling, Qualification from 15.00, Final 19.30
Gymnastics: Acrobatics Women’s group, Qualification from 16.10, Final 20.10
Gymnastics: Acrobatics Pair men, Qualification from 15.45, Final 20.45
Jiu-Jitsu: 6 classes from 09.00, Finals between 13.45 and 19.00
Korfball: Semi-finals at 11.30 and 13.15
Lacrosse: Final at 20.30
Muaythai: 6 men’s and 6 women’s classes, Semi-finals from 14.00
Orienteering: Middle distance, men at 09.00, women at 11.00
Roller Sports: Artistic Dance, Style Dance competition 11.00
Roller Sports: Artistic Freeskating Short programme, women from 09.00, men from 10.00
Sport Climbing: Qualification from 11.00. Women’s Final 18.05, men’s Final 19.00
Squash: Women’s Semi-finals 15.00 and 16.00, men’s 17.00 and 18.00
Duathlon: Women 08.00 – 10.15, men 17.00 – 19.00
Tug of War: Preliminary from 14.00, Bronze medal match 16.45, Final 17.01
Wakeboard: Women’s Final 15.40, men’s 16.16
Waterski: Women’s Final 14.05, men’s 14.50
Wheelchair Rugby: 5 matches from 09.00 at 2-hour intervals
The World Games is a multi-sport event staged every four years by the International World Games Association, organised with the support of the International Olympic Committee. The 11th edition of The World Games will be held in Birmingham, Alabama, USA, 7-17 July 2022. 3,600 athletes from 34 sports and over 100 countries will take part in The World Games.