The Underwater Orienteering World Championships is the peak international event for the underwater sport of underwater orienteering. The event is conducted on behalf of the Confédération Mondiale des Activités Subaquatiques (CMAS) by an affiliated national federation. The championships was first held in 1973. Currently, it is held every 2 years on years ending with an odd number.

History

Year Date Championship Location event # Teams # Events
1973 September 12 – 17 1st World Championship Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Lokve, Yugoslavia[1] 15
1985 August 3 – 8 2nd World Championships East Germany Neuglobsow, DDR[2] 15
1987 August 4 – 10 3rd World Championships Soviet Union Leningrad, USSR[3] 15
1989 September 10 – 19 4th World Championships Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Fuzine, Yugoslavia[4] 16
1992 September 20 – 26 5th World Championships Austria Maltchacher Austria[5] 18
1994 September 3 – 10 6th World Championships Poland Lake Czarlina, Poland[6] 14
1996 August 10 – 14 7th World Championships Estonia Pühajärve, Estonia[7] 11
1998 September 1 – 5 8th World Championships Hungary Lake Rukkel Hungary[8] 13
1998 September 19 – 25 9th World Championships Croatia Lake Tribalj, Croatia[9] 15
10th World Championships
11th World Championships
12th World Championships
13th World Championships
2009 August 26 – September 2 14th World Championships Hungary Gyekenyes, Hungary,[10][11]
2011 September 10 – 17 15th World Championships Germany Lake Stoeritzsee, Berlin, Germany[12] 12
2013 August 5 – 8 16th World Championships RussiaKazan, Russia[13] 12

Future championships

As of April 2013, the details of the next World Championships had not been announced.

References

  1. ^ "A book about History of UW orienteering". CMAS. p. 8. Retrieved 16 May 2013.
  2. ^ "A book about History of UW orienteering". CMAS. p. 11. Retrieved 16 May 2013.
  3. ^ "A book about History of UW orienteering". CMAS. p. 12. Retrieved 16 May 2013.
  4. ^ "A book about History of UW orienteering". CMAS. p. 14. Retrieved 16 May 2013.
  5. ^ "A book about History of UW orienteering". CMAS. p. 16. Retrieved 16 May 2013.
  6. ^ "A book about History of UW orienteering". CMAS. p. 17. Retrieved 16 May 2013.
  7. ^ "A book about History of UW orienteering". CMAS. p. 18. Retrieved 16 May 2013.
  8. ^ "A book about History of UW orienteering". CMAS. p. 19. Retrieved 16 May 2013.
  9. ^ "A book about History of UW orienteering". CMAS. p. 20. Retrieved 16 May 2013.
  10. ^ "14th World Championship". Confédération Mondiale des Activités Subaquatiques. Retrieved 16 May 2013.
  11. ^ "Results of the World Orienteering Championships 2009 CMAS Underwater". Sportalsub.Net. Retrieved 17 May 2013.
  12. ^ "15th World Championship". Confédération Mondiale des Activités Subaquatiques. Retrieved 16 May 2013.
  13. ^ "Results - Orienteering World Championship". Confédération Mondiale des Activités Subaquatiques. Retrieved 8 December 2013.