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The World Games - The World Games

Event ID

: 9934    

Bid:

1631

Event classification

: First Category Event

Type of event

: The World Games

Disciplines / Task Styles

:

Unlimited Aerobatics (Glider)

Place

: Wroclaw (Poland)

Date(s)

: 20 Jul to 30 Jul 2017

Website

:http://www.wroclaw.pl/the-world-games-2017


Event Organiser


FAI Member of the Hosting Country

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Air Sports at The World Games Day 2: ‘Flying to be the best’

Air Sports at The World Games Day 2: ‘Flying to be the best’

It was a perfect day of flying at the Air Sports competitions at The World Games in Wroclaw, Poland, on Saturday 22 July, with all three air sports completing two full competition sessions.

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​  Air Sports at The World Games showcase 'the best of the best'

​ Air Sports at The World Games showcase 'the best of the best'

The first day of Air Sports competition at The World Games in Wroclaw, Poland was a huge success, with good flying weather allowing every discipline tocomplete a double session of competition flying. ....

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Air Sports Set to Shine at The World Games

Air Sports Set to Shine at The World Games

The World Games 2017 opened in spectacular style in the city of Wroclaw, Poland on Thursday night, 20 July 2017, with an opening ceremony of light, sound and music in front of 35,000 people.

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Sixty-six athletes from three air sports  to take part in The World Ga....

Sixty-six athletes from three air sports to take part in The World Ga....

Sixty-six international air sports athletes will compete in three different air sports at the World Games in Poland. Parachuting Canopy Piloting, Glider Aerobatics and Paramotoring will all feature ov....

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The best of FAI 2016 competitions video is here!

The best of FAI 2016 competitions video is here!

The best of FAI 2016 competitions video is here! Have a look at FAI's compilation video of the main competitions of the season 2016:

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A life in aerobatics: Mikhail Mamistov

A life in aerobatics: Mikhail Mamistov

From learning to fly in 1983 in the then Soviet Union, Mikhail Mamistov has become one of the most decorated pilots in the history of Aerobatics competition. We meet the legend…

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Profile of a world champion: Ferenc Toth

Profile of a world champion: Ferenc Toth

Ferenc Toth has been at the top of his game since the turn of the century. The FAI Glider Aerobatics World Champion won his first major competition in 2000, aged 32. That was the FAI European Aerobati....

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It’s a family affair: Jerzy and Jan Makula

It’s a family affair: Jerzy and Jan Makula

“I have four sons, Jan is the youngest. But you know, when he was very little he was afraid of flying, he would not even touch the glider.” Jerzy Makula is a legend in glider aerobatics, often cal....

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Five minutes with Breitling pilot Aude Lemordant

Five minutes with Breitling pilot Aude Lemordant

If you're boarding an Air France Boeing 777 and there is a pretty, blond pilot called Aude Lemordant in the cockpit, you can relax in the knowledge that you're in safe hands. The petite Frenchwoman i....

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José Luis Aresti Aguirre

José Luis Aresti Aguirre

José Luis Aresti Aguirre (1917-2003) is a true legend in the world of aerobatics. Born in Bilbao, Spain, Aresti became a flyer in the 1930s in time to get involved in the Civil War where he served a....

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Latest FAI World Record Claims

16 July 2017 Gliding : Speed over a triangular course of 1 000 km : 157,00 km/h Keith Essex (NZL)
14 July 2017 Gliding : Out-and-return distance : 1 149,6 km Gilles Navas (FRA)
14 July 2017 Gliding : Free out-and-return distance : 1 149,6 km Gilles Navas (FRA)
03 July 2017 Gliding : Speed over a triangular course of 750 km : 156,00 km/h Sibylle Andresen (GER)
03 July 2017 Gliding : Speed over a triangular course of 750 km : 156,00 km/h Sibylle Andresen (GER)
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