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The World Games 2017


20th - 30th July 2017
Wrocław, Poland

Floorball competition: 27-30 July

TWG website: theworldgames2017.com/en/

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TWG TV: channel.theworldgames.org/


Qualified Countries

The Men‘s World Floorball Championships 2016 acted as the qualification tournament for TWG 2017. Based on results from WFC 2016, the following teams have qualified for The World Games 2017:

Finland (Gold medallist)
Sweden (Silver medallist)
Switzerland (Bronze medallist)
Czech Republic (Best ranked neighbouring country to Poland)
USA (Best ranked non-European country)
Poland (Host country)

About The World Games

The World Games (TWG) is a multi-sport event, organised by the International World Games Association (IWGA).

The World Games 2017 is an event that means more than 30 sport disciplines such as various water, aerial or team sports. It means a few thousand athletes who will visit Wrocław to compete in new and renovated sport facilities. It means thousands of fans who will follow their steps. It means a festival of sport, to which all are invited.

10 days of competition. 3600 athletes. Over 100 countries. 27 official & 4 invitational sports. Over 20 sports venues. TV broadcasting to over 120 countries.


Floorball at The World Games

Floorball first participated at TWG in Lahti in 1997 as an invitational sport, however, in Wroclaw in 2017, Floorball will be an official medal sport for the first time.

At TWG 2017, the Floorball competition will be held over 4 days, from 27th - 30th July, and will involve 6 men´s teams divided into two groups of 3. Due to limits placed on each sport regarding the number of participants, each team will have only 14 players and 1 coach*. There will be a total of 11 matches, with match time being 3 x 15mins (effective time). Play-off & medal matches will have 10 minutes extra time + penalty shots.

*IFF is negotiating with TWG organisers to allow more officials.

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