1972 FIS World Championships

The World Campionships took place in Vittel-Neufchâteau-Contrexville in France. Nine nations participated: Algeria, Austria, Bulgaria, France, Great Britain, Italy, Luxembourg, Netherlands and Spain.

Foundation of WLS

The World Life Saving (WLS) was founded for the purpose of establishing educational marine safety and aquatic programmes on a people-to-people basis. It was constituted on 24 March 1971 in…