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2017 in sports describes the year's events in world sport.

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Contents

Calendar by monthEdit

JanuaryEdit

FebruaryEdit

MarchEdit

AprilEdit

MayEdit

JuneEdit

JulyEdit

AugustEdit

SeptemberEdit

OctoberEdit

NovemberEdit

DecemberEdit

Air sportsEdit

AerobaticsEdit

  • July 9 – 17: 5th FAI World YAK 52 Aerobatic Championship in   Tula
    • Overall winner:   Oleg Shpolianskii
    • Overall teams winners:   Russia (Oleg Shpolianskii, Vladimir Kotelnikov)
  • July 27 – August 5: 8th FAI World Advanced Glider Aerobatic Championships in   Toruń
    • Overall Advanced winners: 1st.   Gustav Salminen, 2nd.   Erwin George, 3rd:   Michał Klimaszewski
    • Advanced Teams winners: 1st:   Poland (Michał Klimaszewski, Agata Nykaza, Mirosław Wrześniewski), 2nd:   France (Erwin George, Benoit Madrenas, Eric Lanquetin), 3rd:   Romania (Ciprian Lupaș, Valentin Hota, Gál Zsolt)
  • July 27 – August 5: 20th FAI World Glider Aerobatic Championships in   Toruń
  • August 3 – 13: 10th FAI European Advanced Aerobatic Championships in   Chotěboř
    • Winners: 1st:   Dmitriy Samokhvalov, 2nd:   Loïc Lovicourt, 3rd:   Roman Ovchinnikov
    • Teams winners: 1st:   Russia, 2nd:   France, 3rd:   Ukraine
  • August 16 – 26: 29th FAI World Aerobatic Championships in   Malalane

Model aircraftEdit

EventsEdit

  • February 19 – 25: 2017 FAI F3P World Championship for Indoor Aerobatic Model Aircraft in   Strasbourg[1]
    • Winner:   Gernot Bruckmann
    • Junior winner:   Felix Scander
    • Team winners:   Austria
  • March 13 – 17: 2017 FAI F1D European Championships for Free Flight Indoor Model Aircraft in   Slănic
    • Winner:   Ivan Treger
    • Junior winner:   Călin Bulai
    • Teams winner:   Romania
    • Junior Teams winner:   Romania
  • July 16 – 22: 2017 FAI F3J European Championship for Model Gliders in   Martin
    • Seniors winners: 1st place:   Arijan Hucaljuk, 2nd place:   Oleksander Chekh, 3rd place:   Manuel Reinecke
    • Juniors winners: 1st place:   Ivaylo Dimitrov, 2nd place:   Marco Gallizia, 3rd place:   Oskar Stempihar
    • Seniors teams winners: 1st place:   Turkey, 2nd place:   Slovakia, 3rd place:   Slovenia
    • Juniors teams winners: 1st place:   Germany, 2nd place:   Bulgaria, 3rd place:   Czech Republic
  • July 21 – 30: 2017 FAI F3 World Championships for Model Helicopters in   Włocławek
    • F3C Seniors winners: 1st place:   Ennio Graber, 2nd place:   Hiroki Ito, 3rd place:   Pierre Gutierrez
    • F3C Juniors winners: 1st place:   Axel Mondet, 2nd place:   Thomas Rettenbacher, 3rd place:   Tianshi AN
    • F3C Teams winners: 1st place:   France, 2nd place:    Switzerland, 3rd place:   Japan
    • F3N Seniors winners: 1st place:   Ko Huan-chen, 2nd place:   Eric Weber, 3rd place:   James Robertson
    • F3N Juniors winners: 1st place:   Aaron Cole, 2nd place:   Samuel Aunbirk Jensen, 3rd place:   Marcel Doring
    • F3N Teams winners: 1st place:   Germany, 2nd place:   United Kingdom, 3rd place:   Denmark
  • July 24 – 30: 2017 FAI F3K World Championship for Model Gliders in   Lviv
    • Seniors winners: 1st place:   Nikola Frančić, 2nd place:   Cederic Duss, 3rd place:   Pierre Meunier
    • Juniors winners: 1st place:   Augis Bražiūnas, 2nd place:   Nikita Sholom, 3rd place:   Christoph Ogi
  • July 25 – 29: 2017 FAI F3D World Championship for Pylon Racing Model Aircraft in   Järna
    • Seniors winners: 1st place:   Jiří Novotný, 2nd place:   Stefan Raeven, 3rd place:   Thomas Eriksson
    • Juniors winners: 1st place:   Daniel Arapakis, 2nd place:   Bram Lentjes, 3rd place:   Johannes Reutenberg
    • Teams winners: 1st place:   Australia, 2nd place:   United States, 3rd place:   Italy
  • July 30 – August 6: 2017 FAI F1 Junior European Championships for Free Flight Model Aircraft in   Prilep
    • F1A winners: 1st place:   Martin Bencik, 2nd place:   Alexey Khoroshev, 3rd place:   Sagi Brudni
    • F1B winners: 1st place:   Bojan Gostojic, 2nd place:   Sebastian Jäckel, 3rd place:   Omri Sela
    • F1P winners: 1st place:   Maksim Poliakov, 2nd place:   Ilya Trapeznikov, 3rd place:   Michał Krężel
  • August 5 – 12: 2017 FAI F2 European Championships for Control Line Model Aircraft in   Békéscsaba
    • F2A winners: 1st:   Luca Grossi, 2nd:   Ferenc Szvacsek, 3rd:   Oleksandr Osovyk
    • Junior F2A winners: 1st:   Illia Rediuk, 2nd:   Alexey Emelyanov, 3rd:   Kacper Walania
    • F2B winners: 1st:   Igor Burger, 2nd:   Marco Valiera, 3rd:   Zbynek Kravcik
    • Junior F2B winners: 1st:   Yaroslav Fokin, 2nd:   Jan Kopriva, 3rd:   Mykola Kucher
    • F2B Teams winners: 1st:   Ukraine, 2nd:   Czech Republic, 3rd:   Russia
    • Junior F2C Teams winners: 1st:   Russia, 2nd:   Ukraine, 3rd:   Poland
    • F2D winners: 1st:   Spain, 2nd:   Lithuania, 3rd:   Russia
  • August 6 – 12: 2017 FAI F3B World Championship for Model Gliders in   Jeseník
    • Winners: 1st:   Bernhard Flixeder, 2nd:   Andreas Herrig, 3rd:   Johannes Krischke
  • August 6 – 13: 2017 FAI F1 World Championships for Free Flight Model Aircraft in   Szentes
  • August 19 – 27: 2017 FAI S European Championships for Space Models in   Nowy Targ
  • August 21 – 27: 2017 FAI F1E World Championships for Free Flight Model Aircraft in   Turda
  • November 18 – 28: 2017 FAI F3A World Championship for Aerobatic Model Aircraft in   Argentina

Hot air ballooningEdit

  • August 22 – 27: 20th FAI European Hot Air Balloon Championship in   Brissac-Quincé
  • September 4 – 9: 4th FAI Women's European Hot Air Balloon Championship in   Leszno
  • September 7 – 16: 61st Coupe Aéronautique Gordon Bennett in   Gruyères

General aviationEdit

EventsEdit

GlidingEdit

  • January 8 – 21: 34th FAI World Gliding Championships in   Benalla[2]
  • May 17 – June 4: 9th FAI Women's World Gliding Championship in   Zbraslavice
  • June 10 – 17: Uppsala Masters at   Sundbro Airport
    • Class winner:   Jan-Ola Nordh
    • Open winner:   Börje Eriksson
  • June 29 – July 16: 2nd FAI World 13.5m Class Gliding Championship in   Szatymaz
  • July 20 – August 6: 19th FAI European Gliding Championships in   Moravská Třebová
    • Club winners: 1st:   Tim Kuijpers, 2nd:   Boris Zorz, 3rd:   Fabian Peitz
    • Standard winners: 1st:   Pavel Louzecky, 2nd:   Miloslav Cink, 3rd:   Jeroen Jennen
    • Double Seater winners: 1st:   Poland (Kawa & Matkowski), 2nd:   United Kingdom (Jones & Coppin), 3rd:    Switzerland (Cronjaeger & Heidemeyer)
  • July 27 – August 13: 10th FAI Junior World Gliding Championships in   Kaunas
    • Club winners: 1st:   Julian Klemm, 2nd:   Paul Altrichter, 3rd:   Stefan Langer
    • Standard winners: 1st:   Sjoerd van Empelen, 2nd:   Ignas Bitinaitis, 3rd:   Joris Vainius
  • August 10 – 26: 19th FAI European Gliding Championships at   Lasham Airfield
  • November 26 – December 8: 2nd FAI Pan-American Gliding Championship in   Santa Rosa de Conlara

2017 Grand Prix glidingEdit

Hang glidingEdit

  • July 24 – August 6: 20th FAI World Hang Gliding Class 2 Championship in   Aspres-sur-Buëch
    • Class 2 winners: 1st:   Manfred Ruhmer, 2nd:   Jacques Bott, 3rd:   Franz Pacheiner
    • Class 5 winners: 1st:   Patrick Chopard Lallier, 2nd:   Christopher Friedl, 3rd:   Walter Geppert
  • August 6 – 19: 14th FAI Women's World Hang Gliding Championship in   Brasília
    • Cancelled due to lack of pilots.[3]
  • August 6 – 19: 21st FAI World Hang Gliding Class 1 Championship in   Brasília

Ultralight aviationEdit

  • April 28 – May 7: 2017 FAI Asian-Oceanic Paramotor Championships in   Lopburi
  • August 12 – 19: 14th FAI European Microlight Championships at the   Nagykanizsa Airport
    • RAL1 class winner:   Jiri Krajcza
    • RAL2 class winners:   Czech Republic (Petr Jonás & Lucie Krameriusová)
    • RGL2 class winners:   Poland (Alojzy Dernbach & Klaudia Laskowska)
    • RWL1 class winner:   Andrey Shchekoldin
    • RWL2 class winners:   Russia (Maksim Semenov & Alfiia Semenova)
  • August 26 – September 2: 2017 FAI European Paramotor Championships in   Přerov
    • Winners: 1st.   Alex Mateos. 2nd:   Marie Mateos, 3rd:   Pierre Lefebvre

ParachutingEdit

Paraski World CupEdit

  • January 20 – 22: Paraski World Cup Series #1 in   Bad Leonfelden
    • Winners:   Haibel Reinhold (m) /   Erica Franz (f)
    • Junior winner:   Sebastian Graser
    • Master Mix winner:   Andreas Fischer
    • Team Combined winners:   HSV Red Bull Salzburg 1
    • Individual accuracy winner:   Milan Palo
  • February 3 – 5: Paraski World Cup Series #2 in   Unterammergau
    • Winners:   Sebastian Graser (m) /   Magdalena Schwertl (f)
    • Junior winner:   Sebastian Graser
    • Master Mix winner:   Toni Gruber
    • Team Combined winners:   HSV Red Bull Salzburg 1
  • February 17 – 19: Paraski World Cup Series #3 (final) in   Železná Ruda
    • Winners:   Sebastian Graser (m) /   Magdalena Schwertl (f)
    • Junior winner:   Sebastian Graser
    • Master Mix winner:   Toni Gruber
    • Team Combined winners:   HSV Red Bull Salzburg 1

EventsEdit

  • March 7 – 11: 16th FAI World Para-Ski Championships in   St. Johann in Tirol
    • Individual winners:   Alexey Burenin (m) /   Magdalena Schwertl
    • Team winners:   Russia 1 (Anton Filippov, Alexey Burenin, Ayaz Karimov, Artur Bikmetov) (m) /   Austria (Magdalena Schwertl, Marina Kücher)
    • Junior winner:   Sebastian Graser
    • Master Mix winner:   Toni Gruber
  • July 11 – 20: 41st CISM World Military Parachuting Championship in   Warendorf
    • Individual Overall winners:   Elischa Weber (m) /   Olga Lepezina
    • Juniors Overall winners:   Tianbo Gao (m) /   Darja Shastakovich (f)
    • Nation Overall winners:   Russia (m) /   Russia (f)
    • Formation team winners:   Belgium (m) /   France (f)
    • Individual Style winners:   Elischa Weber (m) /   Léocadie Ollivier de Pury (f)
    • Individual Style Juniors winners:   Tianbo Gao (m) /   Darja Shastakovich (f)
    • Individual Accuracy winners:   Miroslav Kříž (m) /   Siwei Liu (f)
    • Individual Accuracy Juniors winners:   Zhang Zuolei (m) /   Darja Shastakovich (f)
    • Team Accuracy winners:   China (m) /   Belarus (f)
  • August 7 – 12: 14th FAI European Formation Skydiving Championships in   Saarlouis
    • Winners:   Hayabusa NMP PCH (m) /   VR4 France Femmes (f)
    • Vertical Formation Skydiving winners:   Vertical Fly Station
    • Formation Skydiving 8-Way winners:   Tanay-8
  • August 7 – 12: 12th FAI World Cup of Artistic Events in   Saarlouis
  • August 7 – 12: 21st FAI World Cup of Formation Skydiving in   Saarlouis
    • Winners:   Hayabusa NMP PCH (m) /   VR4 France Femmes (f)
    • Vertical Formation Skydiving winners:   SDC Core
    • Formation Skydiving 8-Way winners:   Golden Knights
  • August 7 – 12: 2nd FAI European Speed Skydiving Championships in   Saarlouis
    • Winners: 1st:   Thomas Moritz Friess, 2nd:   Charles Hurd, 3rd:   Henrik Raimer
  • August 7 – 12: 7th FAI European Canopy Formation Championships in   Saarlouis
    • 2-Way Sequential winners: 1st:   France CF A, 2nd:   Russia CF, 3rd:   France CF B
  • August 7 – 12: 3rd FAI World Cup of Speed Skydiving in   Saarlouis
    • Winners: 1st:   Thomas Moritz Friess, 2nd:   Charles Hurd, 3rd:   Henrik Raimer
  • August 7 – 12: 11th FAI European Artistic Events Championships in   Saarlouis
  • August 7 – 12: 9th FAI World Cup of Canopy Formation in   Saarlouis
    • 2-Way Sequential winners: 1st:   France CF A, 2nd:   Russia CF, 3rd:   France CF B
  • August 24 – 31: 6th FAI Junior European Freefall Style and Accuracy Landing Championships in   Podgorica
    • Juniors Overall winners:   Petr Chladek (m) /   Maria Elkina (f)
    • Individual Accuracy Juniors winners:   Petr Chladek (m) /   Maria Elkina (f)
    • Individual Style Juniors winners:   Lukas Tschech (m) /   Kseniia Fominykh (f)
  • August 24 – 31: 9th FAI European Freefall Style and Accuracy Landing Championships in   Podgorica
    • Individual Overall winners:   Jiri Gecnuk (m) /   Liubov Ekshikeeva (f)
    • Individual Accuracy winners:   István Asztalos (m) /   Nataliia Nikitsiuk (f)
    • Individual Style winners:   Libor Jirousek (m) /   Liubov Ekshikeeva (f)
    • Team Accuracy winners:   Belarus (m) /   Russia (f)
    • Nation Overall winners:   Czech Republic (m) /   Russia (f)
  • October 20 – 22: 2nd FAI World Indoor Skydiving Championships in   Laval
  • November 2 – 8: 2nd FAI World Cup of Wingsuit Flying in   United States
    • Wingsuit Performance winners: 1st.   Chris Geiler, 2nd.   Alexey Galda, 3rd.   Travis Mickle
    • Wingsuit Acrobatic winners: 1st.   United States 2 (Wicked Wingsuits), 2nd.   United States 1 (Flatspin), 3rd.   Russia (Sky Republic)
  • November 27 – December 1: 9th FAI World Cup of Canopy Piloting in   Dubai

ParaglidingEdit

2017 Paragliding World CupEdit

  • January 17 – 28: World Cup Superfinal in   Governador Valadares
    • Men's winner:   Aaron Durogati
    • Women's winner:   Seiko Fukuoka Naville
    • Teams winner:   Gin Gliders
  • May 20 – 27: Paragliding World Cup #1 in   Cœur de Savoie
    • Men's winner:   Luc Armant
    • Women's winner:   Méryl Delferriere
    • Teams winner:   Ozone Paragliders (  Russel Ogden,   Luc Armant,   Honorin Hamard,   Seiko Fukuoka Naville)
  • June 17 – 24: Paragliding World Cup #2 in   Niš
    • Men's winner:   Stéphane Drouin
    • Women's winner:   Atsuko Yamashita
    • Teams winners:   Air'G Products (  Hernan Pitocco,   Jošt Napret,   Richard Gallon,   Daria Krasnova)
  • August 5 – 12: Paragliding World Cup #3 in   Disentis
    • Men's winner:   Alfredo Studer
    • Women's winner:   Seiko Fukuoka Naville
    • Teams winner:   Ozone Paragliders (  Charles Cazaux,   Julien Wirtz,   Seiko Fukuoka Naville,   Ulrich Prinz)
  • September 2 – 9: Paragliding World Cup #4 in   Pico do Gavião
    • Men's winner:   Rafael Saldini
    • Women's winner:   Silvia Buzzi Ferraris
    • Teams winner:   Kortel Design (Clayton Resende, Marcelo Prieto, Rafael Saldini, Marcella Uchôa)
  • October 28 – November 4: Paragliding World Cup #5 in   Guayaquil
    • Men's winner:   Honorin Hamard
    • Women's winner:   Yael Margelisch
    • Teams winner:   Ozone Paragliders
  • January 9 – 20, 2018: 2017 Paragliding World Cup Superfinal in   Roldanillo

2017 Paragliding Accuracy World CupEdit

  • March 16 – 20: Paragliding Accuracy World Cup #1 in   Manado
    • Winners:   Rio Indrakusumah (m) /   Kang In-suk
    • Teams winners:   Garuda Prima 6
  • April 7 – 9: Paragliding Accuracy World Cup #2 in   Vršac
    • Winners:   Indra Lesmana (m) /   Rika Wijayanti (f)
    • Teams winners:   Garuda Prima 2
  • July 21 – 23: Paragliding Accuracy World Cup #3 in   Mont-Saint-Pierre, Quebec
    • Winners:   Hening Paradigma (m) /   Sirin Milawati (f)
    • Teams winners:   Garuda Prima 1
  • September 22 – 24: Paragliding Accuracy World Cup #4 in   Kobarid (final)
    • Winners:   Tomas Lednik (m) /   Marketa Tomaskova (f)
    • Teams winners:   No Name Team (Goran Djurkovic, Dragan Popov, Dejan Valek, Ivan Pavlov)

Other in ParaglidingEdit

  • January 19 – 22: 1st Paragliding ASEAN Friendships Open in   Nong Khai
    • Overall winner:   Tanapat Luangam
    • Women's winner:   Nannapat Phuchong
    • Teams winner:   Bueng Kan
  • May 5 – 14: 9th FAI World Paragliding Accuracy Championship in   Vlorë
  • July 1 – 15: 15th FAI World Paragliding Championship in   Pedavena
    • Overall winner:   Pierre Remy
    • Women's winner:   Seiko Fukuoka Naville
    • Teams winners:   France (Pierre Remy, Honorin Hamard, Luc Armant, Julien Wirtz, Laurie Genovese)

Alpine skiingEdit

Amateur boxingEdit

American footballEdit

AquaticsEdit

ArcheryEdit

  • November 26, 2016 – October 22, 2017: WA's Calendar of Events[4]

Indoor archeryEdit

Outdoor archeryEdit

Association footballEdit

Athletics (track and field)Edit

BadmintonEdit

BaseballEdit

World Baseball ClassicEdit

Major League BaseballEdit

WBSCEdit

Little League Baseball tournamentsEdit

BasketballEdit

FIBAEdit

Africa
Asia
Americas
Europe
Oceania
World

2017 FIBA 3x3 World TourEdit

  • July 15 & 16: 3x3 WT #1 in   Saskatoon[67]
    •   Ljubljana defeated   Saskatoon, 21–14, in the final.
  • July 29 & 30: 3x3 WT #2 in   Utsunomiya[68]
    •   Novi Sad al-Wahda defeated   Piran, 17–16, in the final.
  • August 5 & 6: 3x3 WT #3 in   Prague[69]
    •   Novi Sad al-Wahda defeated   Ljubljana, 21–11, in the final.
  • August 25 & 26: 3x3 WT #4 in   Lausanne[70]
    •   Novi Sad al-Wahda defeated   Lausanne, 20–15, in the final.
  • August 31 & September 1: 3x3 WT #5 in   Debrecen[71]
    •   Liman defeated   Ljubljana, 21–14, in the final.
  • September 23 & 24: 3x3 WT #6 in   Chengdu[72]
    •   Piran defeated   Zemun, 19–18, in the final.
  • September 30 & October 1: 3x3 WT #7 in   Mexico City[73]
    •   Liman defeated fellow Serbian team, Zemun, 21–15, in the final.
  • October 28 & 29: 3x3 WT #8 (final) in   Beijing[74]
    •   Zemun defeated   Novi Sad al-Wahda, 19–17, in the final.

National Basketball AssociationEdit

Women's National Basketball AssociationEdit

National Collegiate Athletic AssociationEdit

Club seasons and championshipsEdit

Beach soccerEdit

Beach tennisEdit

Beach volleyballEdit

BiathlonEdit

Bobsleigh and SkeletonEdit

BowlsEdit

World eventsEdit

  • March 14 – 22: 2017 World Cup in   Warilla
  • March 27 – April 2: World Junior Cup in   Broadbeach
    • Men's:   Daniel Salmon defeated   Corey Wedlock, 21–17.
    • Women's:   Pricilla Westlake defeated   Ellen Ryan, 21–20.
    • Mixed Pairs:   Connie Rixon &   Bill Johnson defeated   Claire Walker &   John Fleming, 21–17.
  • September 23 – 29: 11th European Bowls Team Championships in   Les Creux
  • October 27 – November 5: World Singles Champion of Champions in   St Johns Park

World Bowls TourEdit

Other bowls eventsEdit

CanoeingEdit

ChessEdit

FIDE Grand Prix 2017Edit

2017 Grand Chess TourEdit

MajorEdit

World eventsEdit

European eventsEdit