Underwater Rugby World Championships

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The Underwater Rugby World Championships is the peak international event for the underwater sport of underwater rugby. The event is conducted on behalf of the Confédération Mondiale des Activités Subaquatiques (CMAS) by an affiliated national federation. The championships was first held in 1980.

Championships[edit]

Year Date Championship Location event [1] # Teams Champions (men) [2] Champions (women) [3]
1980 January 1 – 2 1st World Championships Germany Mülheim, Germany 7 Denmark Denmark Not held
1983 May 12 – 14 2nd World Championships Sweden Malmö, Sweden 6 Denmark Denmark Not held
1987 May 28 – 30 3rd World Championships Switzerland Zürich, Switzerland 7 Sweden Sweden Not held
1991 May 8 – 11 4th World Championships Denmark Copenhagen, Denmark 9 Sweden Sweden Sweden Sweden
1995 April 11 – 15 5th World Championships Colombia Cali, Colombia 10 Sweden Sweden Norway Norway
1999 May 25 – 30 6th World Championships Germany Essen, Germany 8 Sweden Sweden Sweden Sweden
2003 May 27 – 31 7th World Championships Denmark Fredericia, Denmark 11 Sweden Sweden Germany Germany
2007 July 31 - August 4 8th World Championships Italy Bari, Italy 13 Finland Finland Germany Germany
2011 August 15 – 21 9th World Championships Finland Helsinki, Finland 14 Norway Norway[4] Norway Norway
2015 July 26 - August 1 10th World Championships Colombia Cali, Colombia 13[5] Norway Norway Germany Germany
2019 July 25 - August 3 11th World Championships Austria Graz, Austria ... ... ...

As of 2017, the next world championship is proposed to be held at a venue within Graz in Austria in 2019 from 25 July to 3 August.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Championships Archive". CMAS. Retrieved 27 March 2015. 
  2. ^ "WC Results - Men". World of UW-Rugby. Retrieved 27 March 2015. 
  3. ^ "WC Results - Women". World of UW-Rugby. Retrieved 27 March 2015. 
  4. ^ "Two Norwegian World Cup gold in underwater rugby". Allvoices, Inc. Retrieved 5 June 2013. 
  5. ^ "10th CMAS Underwater Rugby World Championship- Santiago De Cali, Colombia". CMAS. Retrieved 1 August 2015. 
  6. ^ "the next Underwater Rugby World Championship". CMAS. Retrieved 3 December 2017. 

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