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PARTICIPATION OF GIBRALTAR IN 23RD. WORLD MASTERS ATHLETICS  TRACK and FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS, MALAGA, SPAIN

PARTICIPATION OF GIBRALTAR IN 23RD. WORLD MASTERS ATHLETICS TRACK and FIELD CHAMPIONSHIPS, MALAGA, SPAIN

On the morning of 3 September, 2018 the WMA President, Stan Perkins and Secretary, Maria Alfaro, were called to a meeting at their hotel in Malaga with the Secretary General of the RFEA (Spanish Athletics Federation) Jose Luis de Carlos. Also present was Pierre Weiss who is the IAAF Representative on the WMA Council. It […]
Malaga 2018

Malaga 2018

Malaga welcomes the World The President of the LOC Raúl Chapado; WMA outgoing President Stan Perkins, supported by key members of the LOC and WMA, were visibly relieved as they address the Representatives from a record-breaking 100-plus countries to the biennial World Masters Athletics Track & Field Championships in the beautiful city of Malaga. They […]
See who the current world bests are in your event!

See who the current world bests are in your event!

At World Masters Athletics we are lucky to have the work provided by John Seto of MasterRankings.com. Below John provided us with details of the rankings systems and also where you can see the current world leads, and see how far you are away!  Will they be broken whilst we are here at the   […]
Athletes Wanted in Malaga – Master Athletics Field Study 2018

Athletes Wanted in Malaga – Master Athletics Field Study 2018

MAFS-Study: Research on aging athletes at the World Master Athletics Championships in Malaga — Athletes Wanted At the World Masters Athletics Championships in Malaga from 4-16 September 2018, the DLR Institute of Aerospace Medicine and the University of Malaga are conducting a field study with athletes on site. We want to collect data during the […]
NO WI-FI SERVICES AVAILABLE AT ANY COMPETITION VENUE IN MALAGA

NO WI-FI SERVICES AVAILABLE AT ANY COMPETITION VENUE IN MALAGA

It has now been confirmed that there will be no wi-fi coverage available for the athletes, officials or anyone else attending the various athletics stadiums and venues in the upcoming WMA Track and Field Athletics Championships in Malaga, Spain. Organisers have advised that these services do not exist at the venues and the cost of […]
Meet the 2018 Presidential Candidates

Meet the 2018 Presidential Candidates

As we get ever so closer to the upcoming World masters Championships in Malaga We also find ourselves closer to the departure of our current Long-Standing President Mr Stan Perkins who has served the organisation brilliantly throughout his tenure.  And as such it is time to welcome a successor to the challenge. We are in […]
The unforgettable John Gilmour OAM 3 May 1919 – 1 August 2018

The unforgettable John Gilmour OAM 3 May 1919 – 1 August 2018

A Tribute to a founding Member, Athlete and True Legend of Masters Athletics He broke Age Group records, not just by 1/100 of a second but by a huge margin, he also accumulated a massive collection of World Masters Athletics medals; some of his opponents may not have been aware as they went to the […]
Malaga Entry Figures

Malaga Entry Figures

Now that the registration period for this years World masters Athletics Championships in Malaga has closed we can see the stats of entries for each country!  With a massive 8187 entries from across the globe we are happy this championships will truly be a global competition! As expected it is the Spanish home crowd dominating […]
Notification: The Passing of John Gilmour

Notification: The Passing of John Gilmour

It is with great sadness that we record the death on 1 August 2018 of one of World Masters Athletics most courageous, successful and truly remarkable athletes – the much loved Australian distance runner John Gilmour, Patron of Masters Athletics WA, who died in his adopted city of Perth whilst undergoing surgery, aged 99. The […]
Malaga Preview: Decathlon

Malaga Preview: Decathlon

As we get ever so closure to the World Championships in Malaga, our very own Bridget Cushen continues with the build up by previewing the awe inspiring monster event that is the Decathlon The Decathlon was first included in a World Masters Athletic Championships in Eugene, Oregon in 1989 attracting 196 competitors to the home […]
Registration of Team Personnel

Registration of Team Personnel

The deadline for online registration of team personnel (team managers, medical staff, and media) is next Wednesday, 1 August. If you have not already registered your team personnel, please do so before the deadline. It’s linked on the Malaga LOC’s website (https://www.malaga2018.com/).
Malaga Preview: Women W35 100m

Malaga Preview: Women W35 100m

41 women from 27 countries have entered the W35 100m including the defending Champion Dedeh Erawati, who became the first Indonesian to win a Women’s sprint title at a WMA Championships as she sped to a 12.10sec qualifying time in the second of three heats in Perth in 2016, going on to take the final […]
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