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City leaders are excited about the World Games coming to Birmingham in 2021

world-gamesThe International World Game Executive Committee announced its selection of Birmingham to host the World Games in 2021. Birmingham was chosen over Lima, Peru and Ufa, Russia for the event. The announcement is big for the city, region and state. Landing the event will impact the local economy by over $250 million. The World Games happen every four years with 38 events including martial arts, precision sports like archery, lacrosse, parachuting, gymnastics and many more. For more information visit: or WATCH THE VIDEO.