Protective and The World Games 2022
— Rich Bielen, President and Chief Executive Officer, Protective
Protective is proud to serve as a Foundation Partner of The World Games 2022.
As a Foundation Partner, Protective is excited to introduce the world to the athletes and teams that make the competition so exciting with the Athlete of the Month program in the months leading up to the Games.
During the Games, the Protective Life Athlete of the Day will celebrate participants from all over the globe, share their unique stories and backgrounds and highlight the sports that are bringing people together. Additionally, the Protective Life Athlete of the Games award will pay tribute to the competitor who most embodied the ideals of The World Games through outstanding performance and sportsmanship during The Games.
The World Games 2022 prepares to welcome the world to Birmingham with a celebratory Opening Ceremony at Protective Stadium on July 7.
Following the 10-day sporting competition, we will all gather again to close The Games at Protective Stadium on July 17, 2022.
“During this significant moment in our city’s history, the eyes of the world will be on Birmingham,” said Rich Bielen, President & CEO, Protective. “The World Games 2022 will showcase Birmingham as the dynamic city we know and love, and I’m proud that Protective Stadium will play such an important role in welcoming athletes, fans and visitors from across the globe.”
The World Games 2022 Birmingham is the new generation of global sport competition, welcoming elite athletes from all over the world to compete for gold in 34 unique, multi-disciplinary sports. Featuring 3,600 athletes from more than 100 countries, the international event will unite global fans with the Birmingham community in 25+ venues around the greater metropolitan area.
The World Games 2022 Birmingham, which marks the 40th anniversary of the event, will take place from July 7-17, 2022. The World Games was established by the International World Games Association, an organization recognized by the International Olympic Committee. The World Games 2022 is organized with the support of the International Olympic Committee.