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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Reed breaks record – looking to go farther

Ian Reed extended, pending acceptance and ratification, his current M90 World Record by over a meter throwing 29.52m at the Encore Senior Games in San Mateo, CA, USA yesterday. It was a picturesque day for incredible accomplishments and Ian rose to the challenge…but he wants to throw farther! Putting Ian’s…

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XIX Campeonato Sudamericano de Atletismo

WMA South American Regional Championship Over 1,500 athletes trekked to the panoramic beauty of the Andes to test their individual mettle at the 19th Campeonato Sudamericano de Atletismo in Santiago, Chile from November 6 to 12. Participants came from several nations outside of WMA’s South American Region including Australia, Canada,…

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YiR – WMA Regional Championships (Asia)

Year in Review – 20th Asia Masters Athletics Championships The 20th Asia Masters Athletics Championships was held on September 25 through September 28 in Rugao, China. About 1,600 athletes participated representing 18 countries. Athletes from Australia, USA and New Zealand were welcomed at the championship. The host country dominated competitions…

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Asamblea Extraordinaria ADEMA-FECOA-NCCWMA-WMA-IAAF

MastersRankings’ Preface: a goal of this news feature on our site is to help athletes. Organizations like World Masters Athletics (WMA), their regions and affiliates are dedicated to you. The report below shows how these organizations are working hard for our sport. Thank you Mr. Guzman and all of the…

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Goodbye Bengt Bruno Myrberg

Goodby, Bengt Bruno Myrberg, a true athlete and a great friend (30.08.1951 – 31.10.2017) Our high-jumping friend and master athlete Bengt Bruno (66) passed away on the last day of October in his home in Stockholm surrounded by his love ones. Diagnosed with cancer this summer his condition quickly deteriorated….

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IAAF wants your input

1st IAAF Masters Conference ? Malaga 2018: Give us your opinion Dear Masters, Following from the 1stsurvey carried out in March and April which had a positive feedback with around 85% of those contacted saying yes to the conferences, a 2ndsurvey to determine the events, setup, costs and numbers is…

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