All the latest Masters Athletics News from the WMA

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 ...
Masters Research

Health Research on Masters Track and Field Athletes

Previous research has been undertaken at many WMA events and will also be being undertaken again in Tampere, here is a collection of those results from the previous research. ...

KARHU is the official sponsor of the 2022 World Masters Athletics Championships in Tampere, Finland!

“WMA is elated to partner with KARHU, whose products are used by so many Masters Athletes. It means a lot to us to have a partner with such a long history in our sport.” Margit Jungmann, WMA President.   KARHU, meaning “bear” in Finnish, is an authentic running brand, and has provided technical running and ...

Announcement: 2023 WMA Indoor Championships will be held in Toruń, Poland

The city of Toruń, World Masters Athletics (WMA) and Polish Masters Athletics (PMA) are thrilled to announce that the 2023 WMA Indoor Championships will be held in Toruń, Poland! Masters Athletes, Members, Regions and WMA were disappointed that Athletics Alberta made the responsible decision to cancel the event in Edmonton. Subsequently, WMA was determined to ...

WORLD ATHLETICS ELIGIBILITY REGULATIONS FOR TRANSGENDER ATHLETES

WORLD ATHLETICS ELIGIBILITY REGULATIONS FOR TRANSGENDER ATHLETES (Effective as from 1 October 2019)   The following document is to draw to the attention of all Masters athletes the new regulations regarding transgender athletes and the requirements and procedures for competing and recording records.   WMA have agreed to abide by the regulations relating to transgender ...

WMA Tampere 2022 Timetables Published

For those who have been waiting, wait no more. The timetable for the upcoming championships being held in Tampere Finland have now been agreed and published. All can of course be found directly on the competition website – https://wmatampere2022.com/athlete-info/ And can be found below: ...

100k World Championships Entries Open

The 100 km is THE premium discipline in ultra-distance running. Since 1987 national championships have been held for this distance by the German Athletics Association (DLV) and world championships by the International Association of Ultrarunners (IAU). A fascinating and highly demanding competition which also offers a spectacular experience to the spectators, the top competitors run this ...

Deadline extension until end of 2nd of May

At the end of registration, more than 4330 athletes from 87 countries have submitted their entries for the World Championships in Tampere. LOC and WMA are looking forward to host the athletes. Against the background of the war in Ukraine combined with the effects of the pandemic, some countries were able to plan participation only ...

2023 WMA Indoor Championship Announcement

Dear Masters Athletes, dear Members It is with great sadness the WMA Council and the Edmonton LOC inform you that the World Masters Athletics Indoor Championships that were set to take place in Edmonton/Canada in March of 2023, will now not take place in Edmonton. Athletics Alberta, Explore Edmonton, and the City of Edmonton on ...