Santo Pascuzzi represents Australia
at World Games, Poland
Santo Pascuzzi will be representing Australia at the World games in the Progressing and Precision Throwing events. We wish Santo the best of luck as he competes against the best of the best Bocce Volo players in the World.
Make sure that you watch the events & send Santo encouragement messages.
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Thomas Bach to open The World Games 2017
It is finally here, athletes and sports fans alike are eagerly looking forward to the commencement of The World Games 2017. The World Games features 3250 athletes from 111 nations across the world, who will over the next ten days compete in 31 different sports (27 official sports and four invitational sports), spread across the host city of Wroclaw, seeking to be crowned The World Games champion in their chosen sport.
The first medallist will be known at 17:04 on Friday 21st July when the first final concludes in the women's finswimming competition. The World Games will kick off at 7pm with a spectacular opening ceremony at the Wroclaw Stadium on 20th July, which will be opened by special guest of honour IOC President Thomas Bach.
IWGA President José Perurena is looking forward to a great event: "I am looking forward for the Games to finally begin! After years of work it will be great to see the amazing show Wroclaw is going to produce today at the Opening Ceremony and on the upcoming days at the sports events."