Upcoming Events for the WMA and our Regions, including Championships and General Assembly Meetings.
In 2015 at the Arena Toruń, took place the Xth European Masters Athletics Championships Indoor. There were 2186 participants from 37 countries, including several Olympians, who took part in this competition. Participants competed in 21 competitions. We noted almost 5 thousand starts. The best participants were decorated with 1689 medals in general. Sports level was very high. Top class surface let the participants beat 150 European, World and European Championships Records.
Toruń is well known in Poland and all over the world from professional organization sport events. The rating of the Xth European Masters Athletics Championships Indoor also had a very positive outcome. Those high notes motivated the authorities of Toruń and Polish Masters Athletics to apply for right to organize World Masters Athletics Championships Indoor. The result of this effort was the decision made by the council of World Masters Athletics on 30 October 2016. Delegates of WMA in Perth decided that World Masters Athletics Championships Indoor 2019 will be organized in Toruń.
500 meters from the hall, there is an athletic stadium, where WMACI 2019 will host competitions such as javelin, disc and hammer throw. Another sports hall is located right next to the stadium, where the weight throw competition will be held. In neighborhood of Arena Toruń such competitions as race walking and half marathon are going to take place. Start and finish of those is going to be located at the city stadium.
Next to arena, in Rudelka park, the cross country run will be set.
World Masters Athletics Championship Indoor will be held March 24-30, 2019.
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