|1900, Jul 16||Paris FRA||SWE/ DEN||Racing Club de France FRA||---|
|1904, Aug 31 - Sep 01||St. Louis USA||Milwaukee AC USA||St. Louis Southwest Turnverein I USA||St. Louis Southwest Turnverein II USA|
|1906, Apr 30||Athina GRE||GER||GRE||SWE|
|1908, Jul 18||London GBR||City of London Police GBR||Liverpool Police GBR||K Division Police GBR|
|1912, Jul 08||Stockholm SWE||SWE||GBR||only two teams|
|1920, Aug 17-18||Antwerpen BEL||GBR||NED||BEL|
1900: There was also a private match of the SWE/ DEN combination versus an US team.
The short time existing Internationaler Amateur-Weltverband für Schwerathletik (English: International Amateur Heavy Athletics Federation) as a direct predecessor of International Weightlifting Federation had an event of Tug of War at its World Championship 1913, Jul 27-28 in Breslau GER (today Polish Wrocław).
|World Champions||Runners-up||Third place|
|1913||Polisens IF Stockholm SWE||Breslauer Athl-Verein GER||---|
Remark: On this website, you will only find events of the early days of the sport not the championships of the 1960 formed Tug of War International Federation (TWIF).
Last modified: 09.09.2014