The south-eastern United States city was this week selected to stage the Games – ahead of Lima, Peru and Ufa, Russia – by the International World Games Association (IWGA) Executive Board following presentations at the International Olympic Committee (IOC) headquarters in Lausanne. …
Interviewed face-to-face in a Lausanne hotel before the climactic final day of the contest, David Benck, one of the bid team’s co-chairs, said: “We are 100 per cent built today”.
… 4,500 athletes and 1,000 media representatives for the event which features a selection of around 25 sports …
Any surplus revenues from hosting are said to have been earmarked for local and Alabama state charities.
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Gymnastics events include Synchronised Trampoline, Tumbling, Double-mini Trampoline, Acrobatic Gymnastics, Aerobic Gymnastics and Rhythmic Gymnastics individual event finals.
related – Emily Smith and Jon Schwaiger, two Canadian Trampoline sports competitors from the Cali Games, are in Mexico. Getting married. Congratulations.