Open African Championships
- WMA informs the athletes all over the world – the next virtual challenge is waiting for you October 20, 2020Please note the below competition is encouraged by the WMA in their commitment to providing a platform for competition during this time. But please note this event is not a WMA affiliated event, please if you have any questions, please contact the event organisers directly. Thank you and good luck. Dear athletes! You probably remember […]
- Announcement From WMA President regarding the 2021 Competition Calendar October 7, 2020Ladies and Gentlemen, please find below an announcement made by President Margit Jungmann regarding the 2021 Calendar of competition. Thank you The post Announcement From WMA President regarding the 2021 Competition Calendar appeared first on World Masters Athletics.
- Record Breaking Continues for Masters Athletes October 2, 2020Four top Masters athletes defied the virus pandemic in September with (pending) world records: The two 90-year-old Lenore Montgomery (CAN, 1500m, 12:34.67) and Melitta Czerwenka-Nagel (GER, 400m 2:16.19, 800m 5:01.35), the 50-year-old Julia Machin (GBR, high jump, 1.66 m) and Edlund Östen (SWE, M85, Throw Pentahlon, 5460). A virtual competition for world records from 400m to 1500m is about to begin between the 90-year-old […]
- Defying corona and rain: “8th Stendaler Hanse-Cup” October 2, 2020The Corona pandemic has completely disrupted the schedule of master-athletes-events in 2020. At championships as well as at regional competitions, such as the “Stendaler Hanse Cup”, the internationally recognised multi event meeting of the Masters, which traditionally takes place at the end of May since 2013 It was a good and right decision by the […]
- Masters Community mourns the Passing of a Great! Bob Lida June 29, 2020The WMA Community is deeply saddened with the loss of Bob Lida, USA. Bob was the WMA Athlete of the Year in 2012 and 2017. Only five athletes have been honored multiple times. The presentation for his 2012 accomplishment was at the IAAF Centenary Gala along with World Athletes of the Year, Usain Bolt and […]