World Games 2017

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Host city Poland Wroclaw, Poland
Opening ceremony 20 July
Closing ceremony 30 July
Main venue Stadion Miejski

The World Games 2017 will be hosted in Wrocław, Poland and will run from July 20-30, 2017. It was chosen by the International World Games Association on January 12, 2012.

Bidding process[edit]

Four cities had expressed interest in hosting the 2017 Games. After examination of the files, the application of Genoa, Italy was not brought to the next step. The candidate cities have been announced by the IWGA in August 2011. They are[1]

Just few days before the awarding ceremony Cape Town withdrew its bid for financial reasons. The final decision was announced by Ron Froehlich, President of the International World Games Association on 12 January 2012 in Lausanne. The 10th edition of The World Games was awarded to Wrocław.

Sports[edit]

Sport Discipline
Air Sports Parachuting - Canopy Piloting
Glider Aerobatics
Paramotoring
Archery Archery - Compound

Field Archery - Barebow
Field Archery - Recurve

Handball Beach Handball
Billiards Pool (9-Ball)
Carom (3-Cushion)
Snooker
Boules Sport Lyonnaise
Petanque
Raffa
Bowling Ten Pin – Single
Ten Pin - Mixed
Canoe Canoe Polo
Dance Sport Standard
Latin
Rock'n'Roll
Salsa
Finswimming Pool
Fistball Men
Floorball Men
Flying Disc Ultimate
Gymnastics Rhythmic
Sports Acrobatics
Sports Aerobics
Trampoline
Tumbling
Ju-Jitsu Fighting - Various Weightclasses
Duo
Newaza
Karate Various Weightclasses
Kata
Korfball Mixed Teams
Lacrosse Women
Lifesaving Pool
Muaythai Various Weightclasses
Orienteering Sprint
Middle Distance
Sprint relay
Powerlifting Various Weightclasses
Roller Sports Inline-Hockey - Men
Speed Skating - Track
Speed Skating - Road
Artistic
Sport Climbing Lead
Speed
Boulder
Squash Single
Sumo Various Weightclasses
Tug of War Indoor (Women)
Outdoor (Men)
Water Ski & Wakeboard Classic Waterski
Wakeboard

In Addition to the official sports above, the following sports were selected by the host city for the invitational sports program:

Participant countries[edit]

References[edit]

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