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IVV Olympiads


For walking events and programs in specific member countries, please refer to the lists of countries under the IVV menu.

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.

Olympiad Order 25/11/2016

IVV Olympiad Organization

IVV Olympiads

     2021: Seoul, South Korea - October 27-31

     2019: Aix-en-Provence - Frankreich    Brochüre

                   Spezielle IVV Olympiade 2019 Webseite

     2017: Koblenz - Germany

     2015: Chengdu - China

     2013: Grödnertal - Southern Tyrol

     2011: Antalya - Turkey

     2009: Yamanaschi - Japan

     2007: Otepää - Estonia

     2005: Pilsen + Prague – Czech Republic

     2003: Genk – Belgium

     2001: Seefeld – Austria

     1999: Bibione – Italy

     1997: Vierumäki – Finland

     1995: Athens/Amaroussi – Greece

     1993: RibeauviIle – France

     1991: Schömberg – Germany

     1989: Valkenburg – Netherlands

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 below. To inform all walkers, please publish this information on your homepage. Any previous Olympiads can be added into the book.

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

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