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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 ...
#RoadToMalaga2018

#RoadToMalaga2018

Share your build up with fellow athletes around the world! We are just under 6 weeks to go until we start the WMA Championships in Malaga and what a championships it is already looking to be! With over 8000 athletes across 3 stadiums and different areas for the walks and cross country. Its clear you ...
Masters Shining on the World Stage!

Masters Shining on the World Stage!

Last weekend saw the inaugural Athletics World Cup and the stand out action clearly has to be the inclusion of 3 outstanding elite athletes, of whom are now classified as being Masters Athletes! Nathan Douglas, Jessica Cerival and Kateema Reittie The Athletics World Cup sew eight of the worlds top athletics nations compete in London ...
Huge entry from South American countries in Malaga

Huge entry from South American countries in Malaga

Centenary Celebration Confederacion Sudamericana De Atletismo (CONSUDATLE) was the first IAAF Area Association in the World, formed in May 1918, and is celebrating its Centenary in Buenos Aires this month. It was some sixty years later (December 1980) that the ASOCIACIÓN SUDAMERICANA DE ATLETAS MÁSTER (ASUDAMA) was officially formed, also in Argentina, they used the word ...
Will the Olympic Picasso be in Malaga?

Will the Olympic Picasso be in Malaga?

Will Olympic Painter compete in Malaga?  Over 40 years a World class thrower He is conspicuous even in the largest crowd; he competed in the 1984 and 1988 Olympics Games, narrowly missing out on the 1996 Atlanta Olympics, he was still in the running for selection for the British team in the London 2012 Olympics ...
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