Competition venues announced for the 2022 World Games


BIRMINGHAM, AL – The 2022 World Games have now announced the 14 Birmingham community venues that will host competitions when the historic event takes place next July.

The 2022 World Games, an international multisport event organized with the support of the International Olympic Committee, will hold their 11th edition in Birmingham from July 7 to 17, 2022. 3,600 athletes expected will participate in 34 different sports throughout the World Games. 2022.

“All of these venues provide a unique experience for fans and competitors,” said Nick Sellers, CEO of the 2022 World Games. “These venues have been carefully selected as the best Birmingham has to offer, and we are delighted to host them. the best edition of the World Games ever. “

Below is a list of each venue and the sports that will take place at each location:

  • Avondale Park – Archery
  • Barber Motorsports Park – Drone racing, canopy piloting
  • Birmingham Crossplex – Inline Hockey, Figure Roller Skating, Speed ​​Skating, Wheelchair Rugby, Lifesaving, Fins Swimming, Canoe Polo
  • Birmingham Jefferson Convention Complex – DanceSport, Gymnastics, Bowling, Korfball, Floorball, Powerlifting, Billiards
  • Birmingham Southern College – Fistball, orienteering (sprint), karate, Wushu, Ju-Jitsu
  • Boutwell Auditorium – Sumo, Kickboxing, Muaythai
  • Hoover Metropolitan Complex – Softball
  • John Carrol Catholic High School – Flying Disc
  • Legion Ground – Flag Football
  • Oak Mountain State Park – Water ski / Wakeboard, canoe marathon, orienteering (middle distance)
  • Protection stadium – Opening and closing ceremonies
  • Railroad Park – Duathlon, Orienteering course (Sprint Relay)
  • Sloss Furnaces – Sport Climbing, DanceSport (Breaking), Gymnastics (Parkour), Beach Handball
  • University of Alabama Birmingham – lacrosse, racquetball, squash, flying disc, tug of war, bocce

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