European Lifesaving Championships 2023

On September 14-24, 2023, the European Lifesaving Championships for Masters, Interclubs and National Teams took place in Brugge and Blankenberge, organised by the LFBS/RedFed as parts of the ILSE Member BLSF.

19 National Teams, 29 Interclubs with 189 athletes and 276 Masters competitors from 57 clubs took part. France became European Champion followed by German and Spain.

(photo: RedFed, Belgium)

The pool events were organized by the LFBS, the ocean events by RedFed. Competitions for National Teams Open, Interclubs Open and the Masters took place.

Results, photos and further details on the official website

The final list of rankings is here.

The European Youth Lifesaving Championships 2023 in Gorzów Wielkopolski and Międzyzdroje successfully took place August 20-26, organised by ILSE Member WOPR, Poland.

15 National Youth Teams took part. Italy became European Champion followed by Spain and France.

Here you will find the completed final results.

The official website:  

(photo WOPR;
opening ceremony EYLC 2023 in Poland; on the photo from right: W. Nuyens, Chair ILSE Sport Comm., A. Kurylczyk, WOPR Szczecin, P. Blasiak, President WOPR, Dr. D. Mohr, President ILSE, Joanna Kasprzak-Perka, Chair of the Board of Slowianka Sports and Rehabilitation Centre)

President of ILSE, Dr. Detlev Mohr (right), honoured Apoloniusz Kurylczyk, WOPR Szczecin, as Officer of the European Order of Lifesaving at the EYLC 2023 in Poland.

The President of ILSE and WOPR opened the EYLC 2023 on Sunday, 20th of August. Below the speech of the ILSE President: