The World Combat Games is pleased to announce Swiss Timing as the Official Timekeeper for Riyadh 2023 World Combat Games, taking place this 20-30 October at the King Saud University Arena and Sports Hall in the heart of the Saudi capital.
As the Official Timekeeper of the Olympic Games along with its sister company OMEGA, Swiss Timing brings decades of experience working with Olympic Movement stakeholders and multisport events around the world, and their involvement at Riyadh 2023 underscores the commitment of the World Combat Games to accuracy, quality assurance and results integrity.
In addition to its timing and scoring duties, Swiss Timing is also collaborating with the broadcasters of Riyadh 2023 to provide graphics, results and other information for TV, streaming, and scoreboards on the field of play.
“We are happy to be at Riyadh 2023 World Combat Games to provide the athletes with industry-leading timing equipment and services for this great event,” says Swiss Timing CEO Alain Zobrist. “We are working hand in hand with the local organizing committee to ensure that all results are not only accurate but shared instantly inside the venue and around the world via the broadcasters.”
Swiss Timing will oversee timing and scoring services for all 16 sports at Riyadh 2023 – Aikido, Armwrestling, Boxing, Fencing, Judo, Ju-jitsu, Karate, Kendo, Kickboxing, Muaythai, Sambo, Savate, Sumo, Taekwondo, Wrestling and Wushu.
“We believe that the 1,500+ athletes competing at the World Combat Games deserve the reassurance of knowing there is a world-class timing and scoring system supporting them, having trained all their lives to become elite-level practitioners of their respective sports,” says SportAccord President Ivo Ferriani. “The services and professionalism Swiss Timing bring to Riyadh 2023 cannot be matched by any other provider and we are very pleased to have them on board.”
Get all scores, updates and more presented by Swiss Timing at www.riyadh2023.com.