A meeting between IOC President Thomas Bach and IWGA President José Perurena was held at the IOC Headquarters in Lausanne on 13th March. President Perurena was able to update Dr Bach on the final outcomes and what was learnt from The World Games 2017. “It was a pleasure to hand over all the reports and surveys from last year’s Games in Wroclaw, Poland,” said Perurena.

At the same time, he informed the IOC about the progress in organising The World Games 2021 in Birmingham, Alabama. President Bach was delighted to hear about the high professional level of the Birmingham Organising Committee already at this stage, and that the 2021 Sports Programme will be announced during the Annual General Meeting in April 2018 in Bangkok.

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