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World Lifesaving Championships - Rescue Series

Every two years the International Life Saving Federation organises the World Lifesaving Championships, called the World Lifesaving Championships or 'Rescue' Series.

The World Lifesaving Championships include the following competitions:

  • National Teams World Lifesaving Championships
  • Interclub Teams World Lifesaving Championships
  • Masters World Lifesaving Championships
  • Optional Open Events World Lifesaving Championships including Surfboats and Inflatable Rescue Boats (IRB) World Lifesaving Championships.

The World Lifesaving Championships involve between 2,500 and 5,000 competitors and officials and last some 14 days.

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The Australian Life Saving Team is joint venture between Royal Life Saving Society - Australia and Surf Life Saving Australia to select athletes to represent Australia to compete at selected competitions throughout the year. During 2016 the Australian Life Saving Team and the Australian Youth Life Saving Team will be selected to represent Australia at the 2016 World Lifesaving Championships.

Assistant Team Manager nominations

An opportunity has arisen to take an Assistant Team Manager as part of the Australian Life Saving Team management structure for Rescue 2016. The Assistant Team Manager would be working directly under the Australian Team Manager and will provide support to the Team Manager and Head Coach. Nominations can be completed via the following link no later than 5pm, Wednesday 27 May 2016. Late nominations will not be accepted.

Circular 74 : 15-16 2016 Assistant Team Manager nomination

Australian Life Saving Team - Assistant Manager - Position Description

World Lifesaving Championships - Rescue 2016

The World Lifesaving Championships - Rescue 2016 are to be held in Eindhoven and Noordwijk, The Netherlands in 1- 18 September 2016,

Rescue 2016 Selection Policy

Circular 67: 2016 Rescue Selection Policy

Rescue 2016 Australian Life Saving Team Selection Policy

To view all event results from the previous World Lifesaving Championships - Rescue 2014 in France please visit the Rescue 2014 website.