100 Days to the start of the World Games

The countdown is on: There are 100 days to go until the grand opening of The World Games 2022 in Birmingham, USA. The eleventh edition of the multi-sport event will start on the evening of 7 July in the Protective Stadium. IOC President Thomas Bach will be present at the Opening Ceremony. The Games in the state of Alabama will see 3,600 athletes strive for The World Games gold in 34 sports and 223 medal events. 

Lifesaving is one of those 34 sports and 100 athletes will race in 16 medal events. We will have the best racing against the best on 10 and 11 July in the Birmingham Crossplex Natatorium.

Joachim Gossow, CEO of the International World Games Association, says of the phase that is now coming: “The anticipation is growing among everyone, and it is starting to thrill because we are expecting nothing less than an outstanding Games.