The 2017 X World Games is a major international multi-sport event, meant for sports, disciplines or events within a sport, that are not contested in the Olympic Games, held in Wrocław, Poland.
Iran sent a delegation of 19 athletes that competed in 7 disciplines: Archery, Billiard sports, Ju-Jitsu, Karate, Kickboxing, Muaythai and Sport climbing, winning 12 medals (two gold, eight silver and two bronze). All Iranian athletes that did not win a medal reached the quarterfinals.
3214 athletes from 102 countries participated in a total of 201 events in 27 official sport disciplines as well as in 21 events in 4 invitational sports, that included American football, Indoor rowing, Kickboxing, and Motorcycle speedway.This is the first time that Floorball, Lacrosse and Muaythai have been included in the World Games as official sports.
Iran at the 2017 X World Games
Karate – Men’s Kumite 84kg: Zabiollah Poorshab
Sport Climbing – Men’s Speed: Reza Alipourshenazandifar
Archery – Men’s Compound: Esmaeil Ebadi
Ju-Jitsu – Men’s 94kg Fighting: Mohsen Hamid Aghchay
Karate – Women’s Kumite +68kg: Hamideh Abbasali
Karate – Men’s Kumite 60kg: Amir Mehdizadeh
Karate – Men’s Kumite 75kg: Aliasghar Asiabari
Karate – Men’s Kumite +84kg: Sajad Ganjzadeh
Muaythai – Men’s 63.5kg: Ali Zarinfar
Muaythai – Men’s 71kg: Masoud Minaei
Billiard Sports – Mixed Snooker: Soheil Vahedi
Kickboxing – Men’s K1 86kg: Omid Nosrati (* invitational sport)