World Games sports

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The World Games sports comprise all the sports contested in the World Games.[1]

Sports[edit]

Disciplines from the same sport are grouped under the same color:

     Gymnastics
     Roller sports

     Included in the Olympic program
     As Invitational sport

Official sports
Sport (Discipline) Body 81 85 89 93 97 01 05 09 13
Acrobatic gymnastics FIG 15 15 5 5 5 5
Aerobic gymnastics 4 4 5 5 7
Rhythmic gymnastics 4 4 4 3
Trampoline and Tumbling 8 6 6 6 6 6 6 6
 
Artistic roller skating FIRS 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4
Inline hockey 1 1 1
Roller hockey 1 1 1 1 1
Roller speed skating 6 12 10 10 10 10 12 10 8
 
Air sports FAI 5 4 5 5 3
Archery WA 4 4 6 6 6 6 6 7
Beach handball IHF 2 2 2 2
Billiards WCBS 4 4 4 4
Bodybuilding IFBB 6 6 6 7 9 7 7 7
Boules sports CMSB 1 2 2 2 4 6 8 8
Bowling FIQ 3 5 3 3 3 3 6 3 3
Canoe polo ICF 2 2 2
Dancesport WDSF 2 2 3 3 3
Finswimming CMAS 12 17 14 14 16 10 10 10 10
Fistball IFA 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Flying disc WFDF 3 1 1 1
Ju-jitsu JJIF 10 9 10 10 13
Karate WKF 9 12 12 12 12 12 13 13 12
Korfball IKF 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1
Lifesaving ILS 10 14 16 16 26 26 26 16
Orienteering IOF 3 3 5 5
Powerlifting IPF 10 3 6 6 6 6 6 8 8
Racquetball IRF 4 2 2 2 2
Rugby sevens IRB 1 1 1 1
Softball ISF 2 1 1996-2008 1 1
Sport climbing IFSC 4 4 4
Squash WSF 2 2 2 2
Sumo IFS 5 8 8 8
Tug of war TWIF 2 2 2 2 2 2 3 3 3
Waterskiing IWWF 8 6 6 6 12 12 8 6 8
Previous official sports
Badminton BWF 5 since 1988
Baseball IBAF 1 1992-2008
Casting ICSF 24 12 13 12 6 6
Indoor cycling UCI 5
Netball INF 1 1 1
Sambo FIAS 17 9
Taekwondo WTF 10 8 12 12 since 2000
Triathlon ITU 2 since 2000
Weightlifting (women) IWF 9 since 2000
 
Invitational sports
 
Water polo (women) FINA 1 since 2000
Motocross FIM
Speedway
Aikido IAF
Bahn golf
Boomerang
Baton twirling
Boule Lyonnaise[2] CMSB 2
Floorball IFF 1
Military pentathlon CISM 2
Pesäpallo 1
Tug of war (women) 2 1
Gateball WGU 1
American football IFAF 1
Indoor hockey FIH 2
Indoor trial FIM 1
Dragon boat ICF 4 4
Tchoukball FITB 2
Wushu IWUF 13 16
Canoe marathon ICF 6
Duathlon ITU 2
Roller speed skating (road) FIRS 10
 
Titles 86 125 103 126 165 142 170 165
 
Official sports 14 20 19 21 23 27 31 31 32
Invitational sports 2 4 5 3 6 5 6 5 5

Sports at The World Games 2013[edit]

The official sports of The World Games 2013 are of these six categories.[3]

Artistic & Dance Sports
Ball Sports
Martial Arts
Precision Sports
Strength Sports
Trend Sports
Invitational Sports

Sports at The World Games 2017[edit]

The official sports/disciplines of The World Games 2017 are of these six categories.[5]

Artistic & Dance Sports
Ball Sports
Martial Arts
Precision Sports
Strength Sports
Trend Sports
Invitational Sports

Past TWG sports and disciplines[edit]

The following sports were part of past editions of the World Games, but have since been adopted by the Olympics as official events.

  • Badminton – became an Olympic sport at the 1992 Summer Olympics
  • Baseball – became an Olympic sport at the 1992 Summer Olympics (until 2008)
  • Taekwondo – became an Olympic sport at the 2000 Summer Olympics
  • Trampoline – certain individual events were introduced at the 2000 Summer Olympics
  • Triathlon – became an Olympic sport at the 2000 Summer Olympics
  • Weightlifting (women) - became an Olympic sport at the 2000 Summer Olympics. (Men never competed in weightlifting in The World Games because it has been in all Summer Olympics since 1920.)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "World Games". sports123.com. Retrieved 7 June 2012. 
  2. ^ From 2001 is official as part of Boules Sports program.
  3. ^ "TWG2013 Documents". theworldgames.org. Retrieved 9 July 2013. 
  4. ^ a b First time official sport.
  5. ^ "TWG2017 Documents". theworldgames.org. Retrieved 16 September 2014. 
  6. ^ After violations against the Anti-Doping Rules at the 2009 World Games, IWGA decided to suspend the sport from participating in the 2013 World Games in Cali. "IWGA - Body Building". theworldgames.org. Retrieved 3 July 2013. 

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