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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 ...
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 ...
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