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World Championships 2016


Sweden has the great honor to be the host of Tug of War World Championship during the 10th and 11th of September.

On the 8th and 9th September the Open Club Championship will take place and we want all of our Tug of War friend to be there.

The tournament will be held in Malmö, located in the very south of Sweden, only 20 minutes from Copenhagen Airport. It is the third biggest city in Sweden. Located 9 minutes from the competation field you will find Sweden 4th biggest mall, Emporia, with about 200 stores.

The program during this World Championship and Open will be: 


The weigh-in will be on Wednesday 7th of September at 07:30-12:00 and 16:00-18:00. 

A final weigh-in  for national teams, unable to weigh-in on Wednesday, will be arranged for (to be confirmed/agreed by weigh master) on Friday evening the 9th of September, following the Opening Ceremony.
Day 1  
Morning  Afternoon
- M 700  - M580
- MU23 600  - W500
- WU23 500?  


Day 2  


- Mixed 600  - M640
- MJ 560  - W 540



Briefing session for the closed championship will be on Thursday 8th of September.


This Championship is qualification for the next World Games in Poland 2017.



Please take note

Sweden is about to replace old banknotes. If you have banknotes left from previous visits to Sweden, please note that banknotes indenominations of 20, 50 and 1000 kr will be invalid after July 1.





Dear Tug of War friends all over the world

This is the 6th time Swedish Tug of War Federation are organizing an International Championship. Last time in Malmö was 1988.

We hope that you will find our presentation and accommodation package attractive, and most of all, in an acceptable level of price. We are proud to say that all our facilities, hotels and the competition field during this Championship will hava a high standard and are located just withine some few kilometers from eachother. 

If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact me. Please visit us now and then to keep you updated in what is happening.


Best regards,

Championship General


Lars-Åke Lindh

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