Dr. Thomas Bach, President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), has confirmed that he will be present at The World Games Opening Ceremony in Wroclaw on July 20th, 2017.
In his letter to IWGA President José Perurena, President Bach states that he will also attend several sports events during his stay. The Sport Climbing event will take place on July 21st-23rd and includes Bouldering, Lead and Speed climbing.
After receiving President Bach’s letter, IWGA President Perurena said: “I want to thank IOC President Dr. Thomas Bach for his enormous support for The World Games, and I am delighted that he has accepted my invitation to join us in Wroclaw…This means that we have to deliver an outstanding event. We want to prove that our sports are on the same level as those on the Olympic programme.”
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