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2024 IWF Worlds: five preliminary candidates from three continents

At the end of the first deadline (March 1, 2023) to express interest in hosting the IWF World Championships 2024, five preliminary candidates from three continents sent their application to the IWF: Albania, Armenia, Bahrain, Peru and Venezuela.

After this initial step, the IWF may conduct Evaluation Visits to the Candidate Cities, while a detailed questionnaire on the organisation of the IWF showcase is to be completed by each bidder. In order to further strengthen their candidature, interested Member Federations are also invited to send letters from national authorities (Government or City), sport (NOC) and commercial (sponsors) entities.

After the candidates’ formal presentation to the IWF Executive Board, a vote of its members decides on the winning city. Finally, a Host City Agreement is signed and the corresponding event fee is transferred to the IWF.

The IWF World Championships 2024 are scheduled to take place in November/December, some months after the conclusion of the Paris Olympic Games. Before that, in 2023, the IWF Championships will be organised in Riyadh (KSA), from September 2-17.

Complete info on:
IWF Guidelines – Candidature Procedure for IWF World Championships