World Parachuting Championships

World Parachuting Championships is the main competitive parachuting championships in the World, and is organised by Fédération Aéronautique Internationale.

Canopy pilotingEdit

EventsEdit

  • Distance
  • Speed
  • Accuracy
  • Freestyle

ChampionshipsEdit

Year City Country Date Venue No. of
Athletes
No. of
Nations
1st 2006 Vienna   Austria 23–27 August
2nd 2008 Pretoria   South Africa 18–23 November
3rd 2010 Kolomna   Russia 7–15 August
4th 2012 Dubai   United Arab Emirates 28 November – 9 December
5th 2014 Zephyrhills   United States 1–7 November
6th 2016 Farnham   Canada 20–25 August Unmatched
7th 2018 Wrocław, Szymanów   Poland 3 – 10 July

Landing and styleEdit

EventsEdit

  • Accuracy landing
  • Freefall style

ChampionshipsEdit

List is incomplete

Year City Country Date Venue No. of
Athletes
No. of
Nations
24th 1998 Vrsar[1]   Croatia
28th 2004 Rijeka   Croatia
29th 2006 Stupino   Russia
30th 2008 Lučenec   Slovakia
31st 2010 Niksic   Montenegro 28 August – 4 September
32nd 2012 Dubai   United Arab Emirates 28 November – 9 December
33rd 2014 Banjaluka   Bosnia and Herzegovina 15–23 August

SkydivingEdit

EventsEdit

  • Formation skydiving (4-Way, 4-Way Women, 8-Way, VFS 4-Way)
  • Artistic (Freestyle skydiving, Freeflying)
  • Speed skydiving

ChampionshipsEdit

List is incomplete

Year City Country Date Venue No. of
Athletes
No. of
Nations
17th 2006 Gera   Germany
18th 2008 La Salmagne - Maubeuge   France
19th 2010 Menzelinsk   Russia 31 July – 6 August
20th 2012 Dubai   United Arab Emirates 28 November – 9 December
21st 2014 Prostejov   Czech Republic 25–31 August
22nd 2016 Chicago   USA September
23rd 2018 Gold Coast   Australia 7 – 13 October Runaway Bay


ReferencesEdit

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