World Games 2017

Published on July 20, 2017
Posted in Competition | Coaches | Auckland and Northland | Central North Island | Lower North Island | Canterbury Westland | Otago Southland

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The World Games is an international multi-sport event, meant for sports, or disciplines or events within a sport, that are not contested in the Olympic Games. The World Games are organised and governed by the International World Games Association (IWGA), recognized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and are held every four years, one year after the Summer Olympic Games. 

The World Games 2017 is held in Wrocław, Poland from 20th-30th July. This is an international event with more than 30 sport disciplines such as:

  • Artistic and Dance Sports
  • Ball Sports
  • Invitation Sports
  • Precision Sports
  • Strength Sports
  • Trend Sports
  • Martial Arts - Ju-Jitsu, Karate, Muaythai, Sumo

The following Karate New Zealand competitors who will be taking part are:

  • Andrea Anacan
  • Amy Thomason

KNZ Coach supporting them is Sensei Duane Monk.

Youtube link - The World Games 2017

Karate events see - TWG Schedule

Good luck to the team and may the experience be what you hope for!

Best wishes from everyone in Karate New Zealand