The world will be the guest in the German Cities of Duisburg and its partner cities Bottrop, Oberhausen and MÃƒÂ¼lheim an der Ruhr.
500.000 spectators, 40 sports, 177 events, 3,500 athletes from over 100 nations, 27 venues - the World Games will be the sporting highlight in 2005.
From July 14th till July 24th 2005 you can experience a new way of sports. And there is more to it than that. There is the fight for the gold medals on the one hand, but the World Games 2005 offer even more. Stay alert and visit daily the web site of the World Games to follow the results of the Lifesaving competitors.
At Rescue 2004, the following countries were selected to participate in the World Games: Australia, Belgium, France, Germany, Italy, The Netherlands, South Africa and Spain. All 96 competitors and over 60 officials are accredited and under the leadership of the ILS President will compete in both pool competitions as well as in surf competitions.