Competitive Lifesaving

Rescue Series

Every two years the ILS organises the Lifesaving World Championships.

Sports Calendar

Other national and international lifesaving sports events are listed on the Sports Calendar.

Competition Events

An overview of the various Competition Events at lifesaving sports events.

Results & Records

Find the Results of National Teams, FIS World Championships, World Games, European Championships, European Surf Lifesaving Championships, European Junior Championships.

Records can be found at

Rules & Regulations

The ILS Competition Manual and rules on Anti-Doping and Event Sanctioning.

Lifesaving Sport Rankings (Stillwater events only)

For Lifesaving Sport Rankings in Stillwater events, visit the Lifesaving Rankings website.

This database has been created by Ruben van Erk, ( a web-developer from the Netherlands and contains the latest rankings based on the times recorded in all major international and national competitions for stillwater lifesaving sport. To ensure that your events are included, use the link within the website to request that your competition is added.