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U21 World Championships Are coming to Silvaplana

Prepare yourselves for an exhilarating spectacle as the iQFOiL Class U21 World Championships comes to Silvaplana, Switzerland, from the 21st to the 27th of August. This prestigious event marks an important milestone for the iQFOiL Class, the appointed Olympic windsurfing class chosen for the 2024 Paris and 2028 Los Angeles Olympic Games.

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Iqfoil class European Championships 2020 location is host of the U21 World Championships
2023 U21 Worlds Are coming to Silvaplana / Credit: @SailingEnergy

As the first-ever U21 World Championships for this remarkable class, the event aims to provide young windsurfing talents, aged 20 and below, with a dedicated platform to showcase their skills and compete for the coveted World Title. With limited spots available at the World Championships in The Hague, Netherlands, this year, the U21 World Championships in Silvaplana offer a unique opportunity for younger and newer athletes in the iQFOiL Class to shine on an international stage.

Besides the U21 World Championships, this event will also be an iQFOiL Class International Games, an event for all ages that everyone can compete in. The International Games are the steppingstone to the biggest international events, European and World Championships.

Lake Silvaplana, nestled approximately 500 meters above sea level, offers an awe-inspiring natural setting with its shimmering lake, encircled by majestic mountain peaks and cascading waterfalls. This picturesque location is known for bringing a lot of action with a spectacular backdrop. Notably, Silvaplana hosted the first significant iQFOiL event—the European Championships 2020—amidst the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic.

Whether you're an aspiring athlete or a windsurfing enthusiast, the iQFOiL Class U21 World Championships in Silvaplana promise an unforgettable experience. Cheer on the rising stars of windsurfing as they showcase their determination, skill, and passion, all in pursuit of that podium.

Mark your calendars, book your tickets, and be part of this event. Join us from the 21st to the 27th of August in Silvaplana, Switzerland, as the iQFOiL Class U21 World Championships set the stage for an extraordinary display of youthful talent, breathtaking scenery, and the future of Olympic windsurfing.

Don't miss this opportunity to witness windsurfing history in the making. See you in Silvaplana!


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