Every two years the International Life Saving Federation organises the Lifesaving World Championships (LWC).

The Lifesaving World Championships includes:

  • The World Championships for National Teams – Open Category.

  • The World Championships for National Teams – Youth Category.

  • The World Championships for National Teams – Inflatable Rescue Boats (IRB).

  • The World Championships for Interclub – Open Category.

  • The World Championships for Interclub – Youth Category.

  • The World Championships for Interclub – Masters.

  • The World Championships for Interclub – Surfboats.

  • The World Championships for Interclub – Inflatable Rescue Boats (IRB).

  • The World Championships for Extra Events such as March Past, Long distance Races,etc.

 

The World Championships typically involve between 4,000 and 5,000 competitors, 1,000 team officials and coaches and more than 300 Technical officials and last some 17-18 days.

Upcoming LWC

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20 September - 9 October 2022

Riccione, Italy

This upcoming LWC was supposed to be held in 2020, however due to the Covid-19 pandemic that causes global disruption, the event is then postponed to 2022.

Confirmation of revised dates

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