The FAI World Hang Gliding Championships start on Sunday 6 August in Krushevo, North Macedonia for two weeks of high level competition.
As in previous world championships, three competitions will be held in parallel. These three events will run concurrently:
- 23rd FAI World Hang Gliding Class 1 Championship
- 14th FAI Women World Hang Gliding Class 1 Championship
- 9th FAI World Hang Gliding Class 5 Championship
There are a confirmed 26 pilots in the Class 5 category (no women), with 107 pilots (including eight women) in Class 1. Twenty three nations are represented.
Current Class 1 world champion Alex Ploner will be defending his title.
Key dates include:
Sunday 6 August: Training day
Monday 7 August: Opening ceremony
8-18 August: Competition days
19 August: Prize giving
Follow the race
Join the World Hang Gliding Championships 2023 Facebook group for updates throughout the comp
Official website: hgworlds2021.mk
CIVL comps website: civlcomps.org/event/hgworlds2023