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Courageous lung cancer survivor takes two World titles

Courageous lung cancer survivor takes two World titles

Whilst we all read with amazement that well over 1,500 of the world’s best Masters Age Category sprinters would compete in Malaga, there was one M45 sprinter who was very pleased to be able to be here at all; whose story is so inspirational and who has shown supreme courage to fight back from a ...
Masters Athletics Family – Meet the Browne’s

Masters Athletics Family – Meet the Browne’s

When Great Britain M65 sprinter John Browne began racing in Masters athletics, his son Johnathan was just ten years old. John has been a top 100 metres Masters sprinter in Britain for 25 years. At the World Masters Athletics Championships in Malaga, he competed in the M65 100 metres and placed 6th. However, later the ...
30th IAU/WMA 100K WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

30th IAU/WMA 100K WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

Saturday 8 September 2018 was a picture-perfect day for around 400 athletes including approximately 160 Masters competitors entered for the 30th IAU 100K, the WMA 100K World Championships and the 6th Croatian National Championships, held at Sveti Martin na Muri in Croatia, 180 km north east of Zagreb. The event was situated in the heart of ...
2018 WMA General Assembly

2018 WMA General Assembly

Margit Jungmann (Germany) to lead the World Masters At the biennial General Assembly held on 8 September, a competition rest day, over 140 Delegates voted the Chairwoman of the Masters Committee of the German Athletic Federation into the demanding role as President and leader of our now 171 Member Nations. She becomes the first female ...
The New WMA Elected President – Margit Jungmann

The New WMA Elected President – Margit Jungmann

We are pleased to announce that today at the General Assembly the current Executive Vice President Margit Jungmann was voted in as the new Elected President, replacing Stan Perkins at the end of the Malaga Championships. Before the current championships we met up with Margit to get to know her a little more, below you ...
Gothenburg 2022  – WMA Outdoor Championships

Gothenburg 2022 – WMA Outdoor Championships

We are pleased to confirm Gothenburg have been awarded the 2022 Outdoor World Masters Athletics Championships. You can see below their wonderful presentation   The Official Edmonton Championships site – http://masters2022.com/   ...
Edmonton 2021 – WMA Indoor Championships

Edmonton 2021 – WMA Indoor Championships

We are pleased to Confirm Edmonton have been awarded the 2021 Indoor Wordl Masters Championships. You can see below their wonderful presentation.   The official Edmonton site – WWW.WMA2021.COM   ...
Presidential Candidates quizzed by Delegates

Presidential Candidates quizzed by Delegates

As the three candidates seeking election as President and World leader of Masters Athletics for at least the next four years, set out their stall in front of the voting Delegates at an open Forum last night, each faced a barrage of questions from the Delegates on their plans for the future of WMA, relations ...
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 ...
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