Belgium wins 24 medals at the World Games
The Belgian delegation has won 24 medals at the World Games in the Polish city of Wrocław. The Belgian athletes took 7 golds, 9 silvers and 8 bronzes at the international sports event for non-Olympic sports and sports disciplines.
Belgium attended the World Games, the four-yearly international multidiscipline event for non-Olympic sports and sports disciplines with a team of 63 athletes – their largest delegation ever. They competed with around 3,500 athletes from over 100 countries in the Polish city of Wrocław. The Belgian athletes participated in a total of 12 of the 31 sports and, in doing so, won 24 medals. Our country ended in 9th position in the medal rankings.
The Belgian athletes scored particularly well in inline skating and jiu-jitsu. Indeed, Sandrine Tas successfully claimed one gold, four silvers and one bronze in inline skating, while Bart Swings won two golds and one silver medal in the same discipline. Amal Amjahid took home two gold medals in the jiu-jitsu. The Belgian women's life-saving team also took the highest position on the podium, together with the indoor climber Anak Verhoeven.