Tug of War


  • Strength Sports

Founding Member, IWGA Member Federation since 1980.

Learn more about Tug of War on the TWIF website, and YouTube.

Good to know

Tug of War is one of the sports with an Olympic tradition. From 1900 to 1920, Tug of War was part of the programme of the Olympic Games.
Tug of War has been performed continuously since The World Games 1981.

On the programme of The World Games

2025 Chengdu, CHN

2022 Birmingham, USA

2017 Wrocław, POL

2013 Cali, COL

2009 Kaohsiung, TPE

2005 Duisburg, GER

2001 Akita, JPN

1997 Lahti, FIN

1993 The Hague, NED

1989 Karlsruhe, GER

1985 London, GBR

1981 Santa Clara, USA

A Beginners' Guide to Tug of War

Logo of Tug of War International Federation

Tug of War

Tug of War International Federation

Visit TWIF's website

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Medal Results Birmingham 2022

Outdoor 540kg Women

  1. 1. TPE
  2. 2. SWE
  3. 3. SUI

Outdoor 580kg Mixed

  1. 1. GBR
  2. 2. GER
  3. 3. NED

Outdoor 640kg Men

  1. 1. SUI
  2. 2. GBR
  3. 3. BEL

Most successful athletes of Tug of War

Most successful countries of Tug of War