IWGA - The World Games 2017
To be held under the patronage of INTERNATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEE
The World Games 2017, the 10th edition of the multi-sport event will take part from 3 August to 13 August 2017 under the patronage of International Olympic Committee (IOC).
The World Games take place every four years in the year following the Olympic Games. The event showcases more 25 sports, for example Dance Sport, Squash, Tug of War, Sumo and Karate. Approximately 4,500 athletes and officials from more than 100 countries take part in The World Games. The athletes will compete for the gold medals in their around 180 disciplines during the event.
As a new member of IWGA, for the first time WAKO “KICKBOXING” has been included in the 2017 World Games as invitational sports.