The second version of the ANOC World Seashore Video games, recognized merely because the World Seashore Video games, has been cancelled. Initially scheduled for 2021, it was postponed till 2023 because of the results of the COVID-19 pandemic, with Wingfoil to symbolize Crusing as one among 14 sports activities.

The World Seashore Video games are a global multi-sport occasion organized by the Affiliation of Nationwide Olympic Committees (ANOC) to be held biennially in odd-numbered years, with a give attention to non-Olympic seaside and water sports activities and a major audience of 15 to 35 12 months olds. It was first held in 2019 in Doha, Qatar.

“It’s with nice shock and excessive disappointment that ANOC has learnt that the Indonesian Olympic Committee (KOI) has withdrawn from its dedication to host the ANOC World Seashore Video games and the ANOC Common Meeting in August 2023,” mentioned the ANOC assertion.

“With the Video games scheduled to happen in a single month, the choice at such late discover prevents ANOC from having the ability to discover another host and so there isn’t any possibility however to cancel this 12 months’s version of the Video games in Bali in August in addition to the ANOC Common Meeting. Relating to the ANOC Common Meeting, a call might be taken within the coming weeks relating to a brand new location and dates.”

The occasion was set to see 1,500 athletes from 130 international locations compete in 31 disciplines throughout 14 sports activities on August 5-12.

“Everybody at World Crusing is deeply disenchanted by the cancellation of the ANOC World Seashore Video games and we all know that disappointment is shared by the Affiliation of Nationwide Olympic Committees,” mentioned World Crusing CEO David Graham.

“My thanks go to the World Crusing and Wingfoil Racing officers who had labored laborious to make the crusing competitors on the ANOC World Seashore Video games doable.

“Particularly, I need to acknowledge that this might be particularly disappointing for the athletes who have been wanting ahead to competing, and had spent a lot time and power making ready for what would have been an exquisite occasion.”

Paris 2024 Olympic Crusing Program:
Males’s One Individual Dinghy – ILCA 7
Girls’s One Individual Dinghy – ILCA 6
Combined Two Individual Dinghy – 470
Males’s Skiff – 49er
Girls’s Skiff – 49erFx
Males’s Kiteboard – Method Kite Class
Girls’s Kiteboard – Method Kite Class
Males’s Windsurfing – iQFoil
Girls’s Windsurfing – iQFoil
Combined Multihull – Nacra 17

Venue: Marseille, France
Dates: July 26-August 11