INTERNATIONAL POOL LIFESAVING EVENTS

Elite Competition Event for Pool Lifesaving

Lifesaving World Championships

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

The Lifesaving World Championships include:

  • 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 and officials and last some 12-14 days

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Supported by the Australian Sports Commission (ASC) and in partnership with Surf Life Saving Australia (SLSA), an Australian team is selected to contest in international team competitions.

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Results

View the Lifesaving World Championships 2018 official results:

Download the Lifesaving World Championships 2018 official results: