Watry runs fantastic USATF Masters Heptathlon again!

Opportunities to compete are often rare for special masters events. Exceptional, world class events are even rarer. The 42 competitors at the USATF Indoor Masters Heptathlon Championships in Kenosha, WI (results here) this weekend were treated to another fantastic competition. Jeff Watry, 2017 David Pain award recipient, ran an extraordinary…

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van der Veeken and Johnson excel in Oceania Championships

The 8 day 19th Oceania Masters Athletics Championships (official results) in Dunedin, New Zealand concluded today with about 350 athletes competing. Arguably, the stars appear to be Clasina van der Veeken, W85 NZL, and Ron Johnson, M85 NZL, who each won 12 gold medals and one silver in individual events….

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4 More Records for Carol LaFayette-Boyd

When you meet Carol LaFayette-Boyd, you would never know she is a Track & Field legend. She further cemented her legendary status by bettering two world and two Canadian records this weekend at the 2018 Golden Bear Open in Edmonton, Alberta. Carol’s 3.97 in the long jump and 8.46 in…

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Groundbreaking Partnership with Canadian Masters Athletics

Canadian Masters Athletics (CMA) and MastersRankings.com are excited to announce a groundbreaking partnership. The CMA’s sponsorship of MastersRankings.com will allow free membership access to all CMA members in 2018. The CMA, Canada’s official national body responsible for Masters Athletic affairs,is recognized by World Masters Athletics, and is partnered with Athletics…

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World Rankings – Year in Review

Over 1.5 million performances by over 200,000 athletes from 189 countries! Actual numbers are here.It says a lot about how far this site has come. This site has been very much like re-building a bridge with almost constant traffic. Lists have been almost always available throughout the growth and development….

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What’s new in the rankings (November 2017)

Unfamiliar with World Masters Rankings site? Based on questions asked recently, it seems like many new people have visited the site over the past week. Here are 5 important things to know: You can get your performances listed by submitting them. They will be instantly listed once you are finished!…

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Rankings lists for everyone (and much more) – extended!

Yes, you can see the lists (and they change daily)! The past week has been enlightening. People have called and emailed from all over with comments, questions, complaints, suggestions, requests and more. Thank you! Your communications trigger change, corrections and improvements. Communications also give valuable insights. World Masters Rankings extends…

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It’s not too late (and worth the trip)

Registration Deadline 8th December What: 19th Oceania Masters Athletics Track & Field Championships When: 20 January 2018 to 27 January 2018 Where: Dunedin, New Zealand Registration: Click Here WMA Regional Championships welcome everyone. Perceptions are often wrong. So many have been surprised, if not shocked, about the caliber of performances…

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Perfecting a great technique

There are great athletes and great technicians in our sport. People like Willie Banks (M60 – USA) high jumping 1.65m with a two step run up are clearly exceptional athletes. Many of us really appreciate an outstanding technician. One example of a great technician is Gottfried Gassenbauer (M55 – AUT)….

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Athlete Spotlight: Machiko Yamazaki – Japan

My Story: Machiko Yamazaki – Japan Machiko Yamazaki was excited to hear Joy Upshaw, USA, coming to the Japan Open Masters Athletic Championship but she was a little disappointed when she looked at the program. They ran together in the 300mH in the World Masters Athletic Championship in Perth, AUS…

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