IFs’ Competition Managers Meet to Prepare TWG 2017


The second Competition Managers Meeting on the organization of The World Games 2017 (20 – 30 July) set a Milestone on the road to Wroclaw. The representatives of 31 International Federations received comprehensive information concerning their venues and the state of the preparations in general. The program of TWG 2017 includes 27 sports on the official program and four sports on the invitational program. Muaythai is in the official sports programme of the World Games.
“We have to work together very closely to achieve the best conditions for our athletes. We’re expecting the top performers from each sport and discipline to come to Wroclaw next year. We want to set a perfect stage giving them the opportunity to perform at their best and showcase their sports at the top level,” stressed Max Bishop, Vice-President of the IWGA, in his opening speech of the Competition Managers meeting.

The Technical Delegate for TWG Dmitry Putilin and Competition Manager and Polish Muaythai Federation President Rafal Szlachta were present at the meeting where they again examined the venue of the Games and gave its thumbs up for the progress of the preparation.


The agenda of the Competition Managers’ Meeting continued with site visits to each venue, information about TV production, the new IWGA Games Management System (IGMS), the services of IWGA partners Swiss Timing and VIP Sportstravel, and several other issues.

On the first day, the meeting took place at the convention center within the new Africarium of Wroclaw Zoo. The Zoo will be the venue for one of the orienteering disciplines on the program next year.


Read the full report at the World Games website