The 8th World Dwarf Games will be held from 28th July – 5th August 2023 the Deutsche Sport Hochschule (German Sports University) in Cologne, Germany. Athletes of all ages and every level of ability will be encouraged to participate in team and individual sports and explore their own athletic abilities with others of similar stature. More than 500 athletes from over 20 countries are expected to compete in Cologne, Germany.
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Day Seven Recap
Running and throwing is on the program on day seven. Many athletes have registered for the various disciplines of athletics. Since the beginning of the first Olympic Games in Greece in 776 BC, track and field has always been popular at major sporting events. It’s no different with the World Dwarf Games. The grandstands of […]- read more
Day Six Recap
Boccia is on the agenda, please keep a cool head! The weather continues to be a mix of rain and wind, yet the stands are once again well-filled. But today, the atmosphere is different: The tone is more subdued, the energy of the crowd less exuberant than during basketball. The reason for this lies at […]- read more
Day Five Recap
Basketball and Archery Ball control, precision, tactical thinking, speed, and agility: That’s just a short list of skills required in basketball. But with dwarfism, even more challenges arise: The ball and hoop are the same size as in traditional basketball, which further increases the demands on the players’ skills and abilities. In this sense, just […]- read more
„The World Dwarf Games are proof that sports can be inclusive!„
Chairwoman of BKMF e. V.
„Believe in yourselves in all you do, anything is possible with the World Dwarf Games.„
President of the IDSF