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  • Ahmed Saleh

Swiss Timing named Official Timekeeper for Riyadh 2023 World Combat Games

The World Combat Games has announced Swiss Timing as the Official Timekeeper for the highly anticipated Riyadh 2023 World Combat Games. This prestigious event, set to take place from October 20 to October 30, will be hosted at the King Saud University Arena and Sports Hall, a central venue in the heart of the Saudi capital.

Swiss Timing, renowned for its role as the Official Timekeeper of the Olympic Games, brings a wealth of experience garnered from collaborating with stakeholders in the Olympic Movement and participating in multisport events worldwide. Its partnership with Riyadh 2023 underscores the World Combat Games' unwavering commitment to precision, quality assurance, and the integrity of results.

In addition to their critical timing and scoring responsibilities, Swiss Timing will be working closely with Riyadh 2023's broadcast partners to deliver graphics, results, and essential information for television, streaming, and scoreboards on the field of play.

Swiss Timing CEO Alain Zobrist expressed their enthusiasm, saying, "We are delighted to be a part of Riyadh 2023 World Combat Games, providing athletes with cutting-edge timing equipment and services for this momentous event. Our collaboration with the local organizing committee ensures that results are not only accurate but also instantly accessible within the venue and globally through broadcasters."

Swiss Timing will take charge of timing and scoring services for all 16 sports featured at Riyadh 2023, which include Aikido, Armwrestling, Boxing, Fencing, Judo, Ju-jitsu, Karate, Kendo, Kickboxing, Muaythai, Sambo, Savate, Sumo, Taekwondo, Wrestling, and Wushu.

SportAccord President Ivo Ferriani emphasized the significance of Swiss Timing's involvement, stating, "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. 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."

For all the latest scores, updates, and more, be sure to visit, where Swiss Timing will be presenting all the essential information.

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