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WMA President Announcement – Championships

WMA President Announcement – Championships

Dear athletes and members! Dear WMA family! These challenging and uncertain times increase the complexities of planning our Masters events. After the cancellation of all international championships WMA and the Regions have been considering options, planning and coordinating since the pandemic affected our calendar in 2020. Starting from 2021 our schedule for WMA Championships needs ...
In memory of Janis Lusis, Olympic and Masters Athlete

In memory of Janis Lusis, Olympic and Masters Athlete

In memory: Janis Lusis (Latvia) Janis Lusis (LAT) was undoubtedly one of the greats in athletics, both on the Olympic scene and in the Masters. His four participations in the Olympic Games from 1964 to 1976, where he won gold (1968), silver (1972) and bronze (1964), are unforgettable. He achieved his personal best in 1972 ...
WMA Partner VKTRY Masters Discount and News

WMA Partner VKTRY Masters Discount and News

An Interview with John Ranello, 69-year-old elite athlete and personal trainer at Cowboy Fit in Dallas TX “I am a firm believer that intense physical activity keeps you young. I’ve been training hard most of my life. Unfortunately, when I hit about 60 years old, my body stopped cooperating. After my workouts, I would have ...
WMA & WMRA Mountain Running Championships in Austria

WMA & WMRA Mountain Running Championships in Austria

The 2020 Mountain Running Championships in Austria, which includes a WMA contingent at present is still confirmed as going ahead, so for all you super fit Masters that would like a challenge this year, this may be it! GO check it out, and enter the challenge of a lifetime. https://www.stubai.at/en/schlickeralmlauf/ ...
2020 IAU/WMA 100 km World Championship – cancelled

2020 IAU/WMA 100 km World Championship – cancelled

Following the development of the COVID 19 situation in the Netherland, across Europe and globally, it is with regret that we have to inform you on the cancellation of the IAU/WMA 100 km World Championship that was planned for September 12th 2020 in Winschoten, The Netherlands. This is a decision of the LOC and the ...
Message from Margit Jungmann – WMA President

Message from Margit Jungmann – WMA President

Dear Masters Athletics Family, Please join me in thanking John Craig and his team at Toronto Athletics Event Management Inc. for their efforts to bring us the best WMA Championships ever. We were working to have the championships with them in Toronto. Unfortunately, for the reasons they mentioned in their announcement, the LOC found it was ...
A Message from President Margit Jungmann

A Message from President Margit Jungmann

Dear Masters Athletics Family, I hope you and your loved ones are healthy and safe during these challenging times. Our deep sympathies to family and friends of those who have passed. It is with great sadness that I confirm that the Toronto2020 WMA Stadia Championships is cancelled for July. It was hard to make this ...
The WMA Championships 2020 in Toronto have been Cancelled – Please Read

The WMA Championships 2020 in Toronto have been Cancelled – Please Read

We regretfully confirm this championships has been cancelled, please read the official statement below   ...
Testosterone Replacement or Supplementation

Testosterone Replacement or Supplementation

Dear Athlete, Each year we have a number of applications from men for a TUE for testosterone replacement or supplementation. These requests are sent to three doctors on a panel. The doctors must abide by the WADA TUEC Guidelines. WMA does not make decisions for TUEs outside of the WADA guidelines.   Here are the ...
European Masters Athletics Indoor Championships Postponed

European Masters Athletics Indoor Championships Postponed

Disappointment but understandable news for the 3,155 competitors from 51 nations who were about to pack their bags to travel to the lovely seaside city of Braga on Portugal’s Atlantic coast for the biennial European Masters Athletics Indoor Championships being staged there from 15-21 March, this time there was some hesitation. Italy, with 206 athletes entered, ...
2019 Athletes of The Year

2019 Athletes of The Year

Congratulations athletes! There were many exceptional accomplishments making our selections difficult. My gratitude to the WMA Regions for your support in nominations and selections. Also, thank you to the WMA Members and WMA Regions who helped create this announcement. It is my great honour to present the 2019 WMA Best Athletes. I look forward to ...
Announcement – 2019 Athletes of the Year Nominations

Announcement – 2019 Athletes of the Year Nominations

Huge congratulations to each and every athlete nominated below, the decisions and awards will be announced late February.   Good luck!!!!!!!!!!     ...
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