The IFSC is a member of the International World Games Association and takes part in The World Games, scheduled every four years. The World Games 2017 took place in Wroclaw (POL) from 20th - 30th July.
In 2017, competitions were held in all three disciplines of Sport Climbing for the first time (previously only Lead and Speed).
For more information about The World Games 2017, please visit The World Games and Wroclaw 2017 websites.
The next edition will take place in Birmingham (USA) in 2021. Visit the Birmingham 2021 website for more information.
Key Figures 2017 World Games
3 disciplines of Sport Climbing: Bouldering, Lead, Speed.
72 athlete registrations in Sport Climbing (24 per discipline).
66 of the world’s best Sport Climbing athletes (some athletes competed in multiple disciplines).
23 countries were registered in Sport Climbing.
The venue in Nowy Targ attracted large crowds of spectators. Total tickets sold for the World Games reached 160,000.
The event was filmed and broadcast on the Olympic Channel and 130 Channels worldwide.