A record 111 countries are due to compete at this year's World Games in Wrocław, organisers have revealed.
The number is eight more than the previous highest turnout for the event, which came in 2013 when the Games were held in Cali in Colombia.
It continues the record-breaking participation trend as the 2009 World Games in Kaohsiung in Chinese Taipei were attended by 84 countries.
Bahrain, the British Virgin Islands, Saudi Arabia, Laos, Tajikistan and Turkmenistan are among the nations who were not present in Cali but are set to participate at the Games the Polish city, scheduled to run from July 20 to 30.
Bahrain and Turkmenistan will compete in ju-jitsu, while the British Virgin Islands will take part in squash.
Saudi Arabia have entered the karate competition, a sport which is due to make its debut on the Olympic Games programme at Tokyo 2020, and Laos' competitors will participate in the boules tournament.
Tajikistan are braced to compete in kickboxing.
The International World Games Association (IWGA) are also expecting a record-breaking number of broadcasters to snap up coverage of the event.
The Olympic Channel has already agreed to show live coverage of the Games, which feature 31 sports.
International Sports Broadcasting (ISB) recently announced they would work alongside Polish host broadcasters ATM System to showcase live coverage.
Under the terms of the partnership, ISB will work side by side with ATM to cover events live from venues during the Games.
They will also create a "24/7" permanent channel for the Games together with the Olympic Channel.
"I am delighted in the global interest in the World Games that we are seeing," IWGA President José Perurena said.
"The World Games 2017 broadcasts will reach a record number of countries, and the participants will come from more countries than ever before.
"It will be great to see them all in Wrocław in July."