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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!!!!!!!!!!     ...
WMA ANNOUNCES A PARTNERSHIP WITH LEADING PERFORMANCE INSOLE MAKER VKTRY GEAR

WMA ANNOUNCES A PARTNERSHIP WITH LEADING PERFORMANCE INSOLE MAKER VKTRY GEAR

Monaco, January 7th, 2020: World Masters Athletics (WMA) is pleased to announce a one-year partnership with VKTRY Gear, maker of the world’s first carbon fibre performance insole, effective this month. WMA is committed to securing partnerships with organisations and brands like VKTRY Gear for the common goal they share of not only supporting masters athletics ...
2019 Masters World Records

2019 Masters World Records

Since June we have posted the new World Records in a highlight reel on the site and this will continue throughout the coming year.   Did you break a record? are you on this prestigious wall of fame?   December November October September August July June   ...
The Serious Athlete’s Secret Weapon

The Serious Athlete’s Secret Weapon

VKTRY Performance Insoles Have Been Proven To Increase Explosive Ground Force.  Athletes Around The World Are Utilising “VKs” To Improve Their Performance And Stay In The Game.   December, 2019, Milford, Connecticut Athletes at over 250 pro and college teams are now wearing VKTRY Performance Insoles for training and competition. Made from aerospace-grade carbon fibre, ...
World Masters mourns the loss of Rex Harvey.

World Masters mourns the loss of Rex Harvey.

The world of Masters athletics has been saddened by the untimely death on 22 December of Rex Harvey, USA, aged 73 following a heart attack in Prescott, Arizona.   The well known Official: WMA Honorary Life Member;  a lifelong competitor, current Chair of US Masters and a Trojan worker for our sport, had been living ...
USATF mourns loss of USATF Masters Track & Field Chairman Rex Harvey

USATF mourns loss of USATF Masters Track & Field Chairman Rex Harvey

USATF Masters Track & Field Chairman, Rex Harvey, passed away Sunday afternoon in Prescott, Arizona after suffering from a heart attack at the age of 73. “Rex’s passing is a tremendous loss for the organization,” said USATF CEO Max Siegel. “His unwavering passion and tireless commitment were evident in every aspect of the sport that ...
Doping ban announced

Doping ban announced

Following a positive doping test at the World Masters Championships Indoor on Torun 2019 the athlete Sandris Linbergs (M 35), Latvia after a decision of the Disciplinary Anti-doping commission of Latvia has been suspended for 4 years commencing from the 24th of March 2019 till 23rd of March 2023. As the result of this suspension ...
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