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The IVV Olympiad is held every second year in the country of an IVV member. It is a celebration of Volkssports and everyone is invited to participate. Olympiad Volkssport events include walking, swimming, biking, and sometimes other non-competitive sports. Social and cultural activities promote harmony, mutual understanding, and friendships among those who attend.

Previous IVV Olympiads

     1989: Valkenburg – Netherlands

     1991: Schömberg – Germany

     1993: RibeauviIle – France

     1995: Athens/Amaroussi – Greece

     1997: Vierumäki – Finland

     1999: Bibione – Italy

     2001: Seefeld – Austria

     2003: Genk – Belgium

      O lympiad Order 25/11/2016

      IVV Olympiad Organization



2005: Pilsen + Prague – Czech Republic

2007: Otepää - Estonia

2009: Yamanaschi - Japan

2011: Antalya - Turkey

2013: Grödnertal - Southern Tyrol

2015: Chengdu - China

2017: Koblenz - Germany

2019: Aix-en-Provence - France     Program

               Special 2019 IVV Olympiad web page

2021: Seoul, South Korea - October 27-31

To enable our walkers to collect their Olympiads in a pass, the new “Olympiade Pass” has been published. Please find the conditions on the rear page, see above. To inform all walkers, please publish this information on your homepage. Any previous Olympiads can be added into the book.

Last update: 2018-07-10

Congratulations to the following walkers who  have participated in all 15 IVV Olympiads from 1989 through 2017!

                    Büttner, Ralf                  Ehls, Bernd

                    Halleux, Monique          van Hoorebeke, Hugo

                    Lins, Engelbert              Monard, Alain

                    Niebergall, Dieter          Siegel, Ronald