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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 ...
The Countdown to Torun has Begun!

The Countdown to Torun has Begun!

Less than 60 days to go until registration closes so go make sure you don’t miss out or forget! Go Register HERE, and also join the Facebook page HERE And Torun is no stranger to Masters level competition, back in 2015 at the Arena Toruń, took place the Xth European Masters Athletics Championships Indoor. There ...
Full Malaga Results and Medals Table

Full Malaga Results and Medals Table

We are pleased to confirm the results have been finalised and confirmed.  After such a great championships and outstanding performances, you can now see below who the medallists for each event were and also the final medal Table. You can read the full final results HERE Nation         Gold         Silver       Bronze       Total GER 77 ...
Manuel Alonso Domingo to be shown on ARTE.TV 30th October

Manuel Alonso Domingo to be shown on ARTE.TV 30th October

On the 30th October German TV Channel ARTE.TV, will showreel a piece they have put together following the The Spanish Masters Athlete in the build up to Malaga wand will show his passion for athletics on October 30th at 19.40h. The subject of the report is “Masters/Seniors in high level competition”. You can see an excerpt of ...
2018 WMA Marathon Championships, Toronto

2018 WMA Marathon Championships, Toronto

The World Masters Athletics Marathon was held on October 21 in the City of Toronto, as part of a large city marathon totalling 25,000 athletes in three distances (5K, ½ Marathon, Marathon). Up to 6000 athletes started by “Gun Start” in the marathon. This is the first time the WMA has had a marathon as ...
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