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Toronto 2020 Looking Good Already!

Toronto 2020 Looking Good Already!

The WMA 2019 meeting took place in Toronto meeting with the efficient and dedicated LOC team. We are only a year away from what is already looking to be a great championships as the LOC aim to get all the details in line way in advance. ...
Italian Masters showing great early season performances

Italian Masters showing great early season performances

The Italian Masters will host the European Track & Field Championships this year spread over three adjoining areas along the Adriatic coast in Lido de Jesolo, Caorle and Eraclea, from 5-15 September. During the recent prestigious IAAF Diamond League in Rome on 6 June, Italiana Atletics put on a number of Masters track events, including ...
W75/M75 World Records at Combined Events Challenge in Stendal (GER)

W75/M75 World Records at Combined Events Challenge in Stendal (GER)

At the 7th STENDALER-HANSE-CUP (1 to 2 July 2019 in Stendal, Gemany) two world records fell in the Combined Events. Riet Jonkers-Slegers from the Netherlands improved the world record W75 in the heptathlon to 6,870 points. The German Rolf Geese set a world record in the decathlon M75 with 8,538 points. The event was attended ...
21st Asia Masters Athletics Championships in Kuching

21st Asia Masters Athletics Championships in Kuching

For details of this great event and how to enter, please read the below hand book and visit Our Events Page   ...
Australian Masters athletes enjoy a great weekend

Australian Masters athletes enjoy a great weekend

A record 959 competitors entered the 39th Australian Masters Athletics Track & Field Championships in Melbourne from 26-29 April organised by the Victoria Masters Association, according to Athletics Australia. The Australian M60 Shot Put, 11.89m, set back in 1986 by the Tasmanian Ken McConnell, was broken by Stan Peska (12.57m) and Jack Howard (12.10m). Meanwhile, in ...
More More More! Increase In Participation Numbers

More More More! Increase In Participation Numbers

As the Australian Masters Championships are on their final day of competition (29th) they are reaping the rewards of seeing an increase in participation figures with just under 1000 athletes entered into over 3000 events. It is a record breaking entry (READ HERE). As posted by Janet Naylon in the article, one of the stars ...
WMA/WMRA Mountain Championships 2019

WMA/WMRA Mountain Championships 2019

19th World Masters Mountain Running Championships  Gagliano del Capo  27-28-29th September 2019  Dear Sport Friends,  The organizing committee ASD Atletica Capo di Leuca supported by FIDAL, the Italian Athletic Federation and by WMRA, World Mountain Running Association, has the pleasure to invite you to the 19 th World Masters Mountain Running Championships, that will take place in ...
Torun Medal Table and Awarded Medals

Torun Medal Table and Awarded Medals

Below is the final Torun medal table after a wonderful Indoor Championships. also a full list of the awarded Medals for all events. Rank Country Total 1 Germany (GER) 100 79 83 262 2 USA (USA) 62 48 49 159 3 Poland (POL) 60 64 58 182 4 GBR & NI (GBR) 60 58 48 ...
World Records Fall During Torun 2019

World Records Fall During Torun 2019

36 World Records achieved during the Indoor Championships – WMACI 2019 M60 3000m Sergey Polikarpov KAZ 9:43.11 24/3/19 W45 High Jump Alison Wood USA 1.67m 24/3/19 W55 Long Jump Neringer Jakstiene USA 5.22m 25/3/19 M90 3000 Race Walk Vijo HYVÖLÄ FIN 24:33.58 25/3/19 M70 3000 Race Walk Ian Richards GBR 15:19.64 25/3/19 W65 Shot Put ...
MAFS Study results from Malaga – Research on ageing athletes

MAFS Study results from Malaga – Research on ageing athletes

You may remember during the 2018 WMA Championships in Malaga the below study: MAFS-Study: Research on ageing athletes at the World Master Athletics Championships in Malaga Well the results are to be published and discussed during WMACI 2019 Tomorrow will be a public presentation and explanation of results open to the public by the leading professor ...
Torun 2019 Images

Torun 2019 Images

Pictures of the WMA indoor championships in Torun by Lutwin Jungmann, a truly beautiful location Torun Town Opening Ceremony 2018 AOY Awards Torun Executive Meeting ...
Torun ready for first day of record-breaking Indoor Championship

Torun ready for first day of record-breaking Indoor Championship

Torun ready for first day of record-breaking Indoor Championship With over 4,000 competitors entered, the largest ever recorded for an international Indoor Athletics Championships, the first day of competition on Sunday 24 March is at capacity level, but the 2019European City of Culture and Sport has already hosted a very successful European Masters Athletics Indoor on the same superb track ...
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