Sweden were the first World Games gold medal winners. The game was invented in Sweden in the late 1960s.
The basic rules were established in 1979 when the first floorball club in the world, Sala IBK, from Sala, was founded in Sweden.
Official rules for matches were first written down in 1981. The sport is organized internationally by the International Floorball Federation (IFF).
As of 2014, there are over 300,133 registered floorball players worldwide.
Floorball was included in the World Games for the first time in 2017 in Wrocław, Poland.
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