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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 ...
#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 ...
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