General Assembly 2024

On March 22-24 2024, the General Assembly of the European Tug of War Federation was held at the headquarters of the Polish Tug of War Association. Guests from Germany, Sweden, Latvia, Turkey and Azerbaijan came in stationary form. The Board was represented by: Ralf Bräuninger – President of the ETWF Dariusz Bajkowski – Vice President […]

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Report of The European Tug of War Indoor Cup in Saldus

We consider the indoor competition in Saldus, Latvia to have been a success. The athletes showed high performance and gained experience, which will certainly pay off in the future. ETWF Secretary General Anders Andersson, who was present at the event, rated the organisation of the tournament very highly. The young, inexperienced team from Poland and […]

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European Tug of War Indoor Cup

European Tug of War Indoor Cup 08 – 10 December 2023, (Saldus, Latvia) As in the previous year, the municipality of Saldus region of Latvia and the Sports club “Saldus” invite you to participate in the 2023 European Indoor Cup competition. Weight classes: Men 680 kg  – 8 man Women 430 kg  – 6 woman […]

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The First Indoor European Tug of War Cup 

The first planned competition of European Tug of War Indoor Tug of War Cup took place in Saldus, Latvia on November 26, 2022. The competition was planned as a club competition with a lower cost level, so that teams without large financial resources, who have not yet achieved significant success and are at the beginning […]

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30 years anniversary tournament TTV Fam. Janssens Retie

Dear tug of war fan, In 2023 TTV Fam. Janssens Retie celebrates its 30th anniversary. As with the previous anniversary’s we will brighten this event by organising an international tournament in Retie, Belgium (Sportspark ’t Vossekot, Geenend 7, 2470 Retie).Two days of international Tug Of War at the highest level during the ascension weekend on […]

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Halat Çekme Federasyonu

50 new judges from the Turkish Federation

Second Vice President of the European Tug of War Federation Dariusz Bajkowski, trained new judges of the Turkish Tug of War Federation “Halat Çekme Federasyon”. 50 people received the ETWF class “C” judge certificate and one person received the “C” class Coach International certificate. The training was conducted in Mersin, Turkey.

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Training in Azerbaijan

Training in Azerbaijan

Dariusz Bajkowski, who is the second vice-president of the European Tug of War Federation and the president of the Polish Tug of War Association, trained Azerbaijani Federation members on the rules of tugging in Baku, Azerbaijan.

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Training in Azerbaijan, ETWF

Established ETWF

18/12/2021 European Tug of War Federation was established. The meeting took place at the headquarters of the Polish Tug of War Association. Four countries were present: Germany, Sweden, Poland and Lithuania. The other members were on-line. This action of our sport is implemented by bringing us back to the program of the Olympic Games.

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