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YiR – WMA Regional Championships (Africa)

Year in Review – WMA Regional Championships (Africa) The 10th Africa Masters Stade Championships were held 25 – 27 August in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire. Athletes attended from Germany and Barbados in addition to Africa. Nigeria led medalists with 31 gold and 8 silver. The hosts followed with 15 gold, 9…

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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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YiR – WMA Regional Championship (EMACS)

Year in Review – EMACS 2017 The 20th European Masters Athletics Championships Stadia were held July 27 – August 6 2017 in Aarhus, Denmark. Over 3,300 athletes participated representing 42 countries. Athletes from South Africa, Israel, Canada, USA and New Zealand were welcomed at the championship. Always a premier competition…

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YiR – WMA Regional Championship (NCCWMA)

Year in Review – NCCWMA Championships The 2017 NCCWMA Championships were held August 11th through 13th in Toronto, Ontario, CAN.Bolstered by an organizational tour de force, the North America-Central America- Caribbean Regional Championship furnished a dynamic summary of world-class masters competition.Nearly 1000 athletes representing 26 countries, including most North American…

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38th Japan Open Masters Athletics Championships

What a spectacular event! Almost 2,300 athletes were registered for this championship which was shortened from three to two days due to impending typhoon. The event was a huge success in spite of this with many great competitions. Dozens of championship records as well as twenty-two Japan and one World…

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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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2017 World Records

What a year so far!!! 100 individual stadia records were set this year as of October 1st report (click to see all records). Most know Anthony Whiteman (5 – M45 records) and Kathy Martin (6 – W65 records) obliterated records this year. Did you know that Carol Lafayette Boyd (W75)…

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What’s new in the rankings?

Continuing yesterday’s post about the newsletters, today’s post includes two of the requested newsletter features. “By the Numbers” is the month’s statistics and how we measure how the lists are progressing. Most performances are inserted from complete meet results found on the web and national rankings lists either from collaborative…

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Recent noteworthy performances

What about the newsletter? Many have become accustomed to MastersRankings’ monthly newsletter and it has evolved with your feedback and requests. Don’t worry, it won’t go away! The features you’ve requested will continue: Meet Promotions – Information you may not have known about competitions including special facets worth considering participation….

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