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] Men Teams Women Teams Nations Gold (M) [2] Silver (M) [3] Bronze (M) [4] Gold (W) [5] Silver (W) [6] Bronze (W) [7]
1980 Jan. 1 - 2 1st World Championships Germany Mülheim, Germany 7 Not held 7 Denmark DEN Germany GER Sweden SWE Not held Not held Not held
1983 May 12 - 14 2nd World Championships Sweden Malmö, Sweden 6 Not held 6 Denmark DEN Germany GER Sweden SWE Not held Not held Not held
1987 May 28 - 30 3rd World Championships Switzerland Zürich, Switzerland 7 Not held 7 Sweden SWE Denmark DEN Germany GER Not held Not held Not held
1991 May 8 - 11 4th World Championships Denmark Copenhagen, Denmark 9 6 9 Sweden SWE Norway NOR Germany GER Sweden SWE Norway NOR Germany GER
1995 Apr. 11 - 15 5th World Championships Colombia Cali, Colombia 10 7 10 Sweden SWE Denmark DEN Norway NOR Norway NOR Germany GER Sweden SWE
1999 May 25 - 30 6th World Championships Germany Essen, Germany 8 5 8 Sweden SWE Denmark DEN Germany GER Sweden SWE Norway NOR Germany GER
2003 May 27 - 31 7th World Championships Denmark Fredericia, Denmark 11 7 11 Sweden SWE Norway NOR Finland FIN Germany GER Sweden SWE Colombia COL
2007 Jul. 31 - Aug. 4 8th World Championships Italy Bari, Italy 13 9 13 Finland FIN Sweden SWE Norway NOR Germany GER Sweden SWE Norway NOR
2011 Aug. 15 - 21 9th World Championships Finland Helsinki, Finland 14 7 14 Norway NOR[8] Germany GER Sweden SWE Norway NOR Sweden SWE Germany GER
2015 Jul. 26 - Aug. 1 10th World Championships Colombia Cali, Colombia 12[9] 9 13 Norway NOR Germany GER Colombia COL Germany GER Norway NOR Colombia COL
2019 Jul. 25 - Aug. 3 11th World Championships Austria Graz, Austria 17[10] 14[11] 18 ... ... ... ... ... ...

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.[12]

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 - Men". World of UW-Rugby. Retrieved 27 March 2015.
  4. ^ "WC Results - Men". World of UW-Rugby. Retrieved 27 March 2015.
  5. ^ "WC Results - Women". World of UW-Rugby. Retrieved 27 March 2015.
  6. ^ "WC Results - Men". World of UW-Rugby. Retrieved 27 March 2015.
  7. ^ "WC Results - Men". World of UW-Rugby. Retrieved 27 March 2015.
  8. ^ "Two Norwegian World Cup gold in underwater rugby". Allvoices, Inc. Archived from the original on 28 June 2013. Retrieved 5 June 2013.
  9. ^ "10th CMAS Underwater Rugby World Championship- Santiago De Cali, Colombia". CMAS. Retrieved 1 August 2015.
  10. ^ "UWR WC Graz 2019". UWR WC Graz 2019 (in French). Retrieved 2019-05-04.
  11. ^ "UWR WC Graz 2019". UWR WC Graz 2019 (in French). Retrieved 2019-05-04.
  12. ^ "the next Underwater Rugby World Championship". CMAS. Retrieved 3 December 2017.

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