Lifesaving 2016 great success

Lifesaving 2016 has come to an end and yesterday evening the organisation was officially handed over to Australia for Lifesaving 2018!

The last few weeks Eindhoven and Noordwijk were the place to be, during the World Championships Lifesaving 2016. Around 3700 Lifeguards competed in several categories for the medals. The organisation looks back on a great event!

Jolanda van Dalen, Chair World Championships Lifesaving 2016 is very satisfied about event. ‘We have succeeded to organize a World Championship which was well appreciated by the participants and by the officials. I am so proud at all volunteers. They have done an outstanding job.’

The International Life Saving Federation (ILS) was very also pleased with the organization. Graham Ford, President of ILS, was particularly impressed by the hospitality he experienced at both locations. ’It was amazing how friendly we were received.’ With the closing of the World Championships Lifesaving 2016 the organisation is officially handed over to Australia, where the Lifesaving World Championships will be organised in 2018.

The total ranking of National Teams was won by New Zealand. Check here the results of all championships! 

Interclub Open

Yesterday the Interclub Teams Open competition had their last day of Pool events and at the end BMD Northcliffe from Australia can call itself World Champion Lifesaving 2016! With 928 points in the total ranking and 34 medals they ended up far above the rest of the competition.

Second place was for Currumbin Beach Vikings with 657 points and the bronze position went to Rane Rosse from Italy with 568 points.

Check here all the results of the Interclub Teams Open competition!

Interclub Youth

After some schedule changes the Interclub Teams Youth finished their last Ocean events last Saturday. First place in the total ranking was for Durban SLSC from South Africa. Second place was for Alcarreno de Salvamento from Spain and third place went to Nuatatori Modenesi from Italy.

Check here all the results of the Interclub Teams Youth competition! 


Photo Pool: Edwin de Heer                    
Photo Ocean: SHe Fotografie | Suzanne Heikoop


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