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#WMACI2019 – Share your Instagram pictures of the Torun Championships

#WMACI2019 – Share your Instagram pictures of the Torun Championships

Please Share you pictures form during the championships, including your travel and general tour of the wonderful city. Use the hashtag on Instagram #wmaci2019 Good luck everyone 🙂
Meet Carol LaFayette-Boyd – The 2018 Female Athlete of the Year.

Meet Carol LaFayette-Boyd – The 2018 Female Athlete of the Year.

Meet the incredible and inspirational athlete named as the 2018 Athlete of the Year and whom continues to break records everywhere she goes. Who am I? Name: Carol LaFayette-Boyd Age Group: 75-79 Nationality: Canadian Event (s): 50m, 60m, 200m, Long & Triple Jump, just retired from High Jump, have run 300, 400 and Shot Put. […]
Masters prove strong at European Indoor Championships, Glasgow 2019

Masters prove strong at European Indoor Championships, Glasgow 2019

There were eight Athletes of Masters age , involved in the European Indoor Championships in Glasgow this past weekend, once again proving that age is no barrier! The best performance came from Olha Saladuka from Ukraine (W35) who won a magnificent Bronze Medal in the Women’s Triple Jump. She set a personal best in the […]
1st IAAF & WMA World Masters Conference Torun (POL) 26th – 27th March 2019

1st IAAF & WMA World Masters Conference Torun (POL) 26th – 27th March 2019

  Men and women – Master athletes who have reached their 35th birthday – do not only produce outstanding athletic performance but are globally the strongest athletics community fostering international friendship, understanding and co-operation through Master’s athletics.There is an increasing awareness in the Masters’ community of the need for a tailor-made, age-related optimal training concept […]
Detailed schedule for Torun Indoor Championships now complete

Detailed schedule for Torun Indoor Championships now complete

As the record breaking VIII (8th) World Masters Athletics Championships Indoor (wmaci2019) gets nearer and nearer, the visiting WMA council members along with the LOC have finalised the schedule for the event, along with details of how to progress through each round. The photo above has council members Sandy Pashkin, Brian Keaveney along with Wackaw […]
A tribute to the late David Pain, A Masters Athletics Legend!

A tribute to the late David Pain, A Masters Athletics Legend!

Death claims the Founder of US Masters Athletics and instigator of WAVA. Masters athletes all over the world are mourning the passing of David Pain on 14 February aged 96 and according to his family he passed away peacefully in his sleep.   It was back in the Sixties that awareness of the dangers of […]
Torun on Target! pre-event Visit gets Thumbs Up

Torun on Target! pre-event Visit gets Thumbs Up

Our steadfast WMA Competition Director recently visited the Torun track in order to perform his pre-event inspection and was fortunate enough to witness the recent IAAF tour event in action. Here are the comments from Mr Alan Bell, WMA Competition Director. “My recent visit to Torun, as competition director for WMA, was extremely positive The […]
2018 Athletes of the Year

2018 Athletes of the Year

After another excellent year in 2018, athletes from every discipline have once again shone high and bright, being a beacon for the world of Masters Athletics. Below we are proud to confirm the winners of the WMA 2018 Athletes of the Year Awards, along side their close runners up. Congratulations to all and we wish […]
The Survey: Your Voice!

The Survey: Your Voice!

WMA POST MALAGA SURVEY The MMC and WMA wish to thank all the athletes that responded to the Post Malaga Survey.  Below you can see the results of the survey, with most of the main feedback points on competition, organisation, transport and general items.   There was over 500 verbatim responses, and these have all been […]
WMACI 2019 Toruń – (Entry Closed)

WMACI 2019 Toruń – (Entry Closed)

Come to Toruń! More than 2000 athletes have already registered – see here (https://wmaci2019.com/registration-lists/) who are the competitors in your event. Afraid of what sport venues you will find in Toruń? It’s not necessary – listen to what Brian Keaveney says (https://wmaci2019.com/brian-keaveney-technical-visit-to-torun/) . Would you like to see the city and the venues? Visit our […]
CANDIDATES 2018 WMA BEST MASTERS AWARDS

CANDIDATES 2018 WMA BEST MASTERS AWARDS

As today is the closing day for votes to be cast on the AOY 2018, we list below those athletes that have been nominated by the representative areas, in itself a great accomplishment! You should all be very proud of your athletics success and we wish you continued health and fitness.   WOMEN OVERALL Vote […]
Torun on schedule for record entry

Torun on schedule for record entry

Indoor Championships – Closing date 29 January With the closing date for entries fast approaching, will this be the biggest indoor champs? The Organising Committee are now preparing for a huge entry in the sprints with 122 men and 46 women already signed up for the 60m, scheduled for 26 and 27th March in Torun’s […]
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