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Official statement of WMA on throwing facilities in Tampere

All used hammer throws (TESC and Ratina) were legal, that means all competitions in all age groups are ok.   Hervanta: Javelin W35-55 o.k. The heptathlon shot and javelin fields were legal Ratina: All discus, hammer, javelin fields were legal   TESC: Unfortunately the only legal throwing facility for discus, javelin and weight throw was ...

2022 WMA/IAU World 100k Championship

August 27, 2022, Bernau, Germany The 2022 WMA/IAU World Championship was held in a city northeast of Berlin proper under threatening rain conditions. The WMA thanks the IAU for allowing us to be part of such a great event, which was the first in Germany. We also thank the City of Bernau, the German Athletic ...

Age Grading Leaps Forward

WMA Council has approved use of the updated Age Grading Factors: “WMA Council accepts the statistical analysis undertaking on their behalf by the expert panel on Age Grading. The outcomes of that analysis are implemented globally from the 1st of January 2023 till further notice by all competition organizers affiliated to and operating within the ...

WMA Athletes Ready to Run and Run and…

132 World Masters Athletics (WMA) athletes are signed up to compete in the International Association of Ultrarunners (IAU) 100km World Championships which will be held this weekend in Bernau, Germany which is outside of Berlin. 52 women and 80 men from 30 nations will join 119 other runners on a fast, flat course mostly through ...

Acknowledgement from UK Athletics of the dedication of Mr Alan Bell – elected Vice President of Competition

A familiar to all of use who have competed at WMA events over the years I am sure. We are extremely proud that Alan Bell who was recently elected to position of Vice President of Competitions with WMA, has had this position acknowledged by UK Athletics for all the hard work that Mr Bell has ...

WMA International Volunteer Officials Expression of Interest: INVITATION TO OFFICIATE

2023 WORLD MASTERS ATHLETICS INDOOR CHAMPIONSHIPS Torun, Poland – Sunday 26 March – Saturday 1 April 2023   On behalf of the WMA Council and the WMACi Torun local organising committee (LOC) an invitation is extended to Technical Officials interested in applying to officiate at the 2023 WMA Indoor Championships in Torun, Poland. Should you ...

2025 WMA Indoor Championship Bid process is Formally Open

2025 WORLD MASTERS ATHLETICS CHAMPIONSHIPS INDOOR INVITATION TO BID The Bid Process for the 2025 WMA Championships Indoor has been reopened by the WMA Council. An Invitation is extended to prospective host cities and organizing committees to Bid for this event. A WMA Indoor Championship is a community builder, bringing together the Masters athletes from ...

2022 WMA Championship – working towards the future

Dear Masters Athletes, Officials, Volunteers, Members and Regions, I had the privilege of working and speaking with many of the LOC staff and volunteers at our recent Championship in Tampere. So many were passionate and dedicated to making this Championship exceptional. Please join me in thanking them and the WMA team for everything they did ...

Records Broken in Tampere, Finland 2022

World, regional and country records were broken at the WMA Championship in Finland. Not all venues were eligible for records because of their construction. Sandy Pashkin, the WMA World Record Keeper identified World Records set in Tampere. See the Tampere results website. The following areas were not up to standard. Retina: shot puts TESC: The ...

WMAC Tampere Results and Medal Counts

Full Results Full PDF View can be found on our Results Page Full Medal Table ...

WMA business got done!

The General Assembly is where WMA Officers and Championships are selected, Constitution and rule changes are approved or rejected, reports are given and special recognitions are made – WMA business is conducted. It was great to have this important meeting that was delayed for two years by Covid. More than 120 Delegates representing about 51 ...

World Championships are Back!!

Our much-anticipated Championships commenced today. Thousands of athletes with family and friends are being welcomed by our Finnish hosts. First time participants’ eyes were wide and drinking everything in but so are those of experienced championship competitors. The atmosphere is electric clearly showing people are excited that the World Masters Athletics Championships are back! This ...