Australians Innovate with Virtual Nationals and Online Awards

After the disappointing cancellation of the Australian Masters Athletics Championships, which were scheduled for Brisbane at Easter, dedicated administrators and athletes were creative in finding a way to participate. In the case of the National Championships, LOC Co-Convener Toni Ferguson opened up online sign-in via the event?s Facebook page each…

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Exciting News in April Newsletter

This month’s newsletter (click to read) includes: Coming in April – Age Best Performances! – Rex Harvey’s wish. Memberships for less in April To thank you for your help ensuring MastersRankings continues to benefit our sport and Masters Athletes worldwide, we offer reduced minimum contribution for membership. Anyone contributing a…

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A Message from WMA President Margit Jungmann

Dear Masters Athletics Family, I hope you and your loved ones are healthy and safe during these challenging times. Our deep sympathies to family and friends of those who have passed. It is with great sadness that I confirm that the Toronto2020 WMA Stadia Championships is cancelled for July. It…

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2019 WMA Best Athletes are here!

Congratulations athletes! There were many exceptional accomplishments making our selections difficult. My gratitude to the WMA Regions for your support in nominations and selections. Also, thank you to the WMA Members and WMA Regions who helped create this announcement. It is my great honor to present the 2019 WMA Best…

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Biggest EMA Championships Wrapped Up

5,039 athletes from 61 countries registered to compete in the 21st European Masters Athletics Championships held in Jesolo, Caorle and Eraclea, Italy from 5 September through 15 September. 18 countries from other continents including Canada, Chile, Cameroon, Egypt, Ecuador, Hong Kong, Jamaica, Japan, Mexico, Peru, Trinidad and Tobago and United…

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EMAC 2019 & EMA Welcome World Masters Rankings

EMAC 2019 & European Masters Athletics’ hospitality to welcome World Masters Rankings, also known as MastersRankings.com, to Venice clearly demonstrates their commitment to Masters Athletes. Thank you Kurt Kaschke, Helena Pires de Carvalho, Jean Thomas, Marta Rossi, Linda Interlandi, Moreno Beggio, and the EMAC team. MastersRankings is excited to meet…

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Wow, What a Championship!

The 2019 World Masters Athletics Championships Indoors in┬áToruń, Poland between 24 and 30 March was historic. Most athletes registered (4,345) for a WMA Indoor Championship; 37 World Records; amazing country, city, Local Organizing Committee, facility, officials, and volunteers. The greatest moment of the championship, and arguably any championship, was the…

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Celebrate WMA Athletes of the Year!

Once again, WMA had the honor of celebrating our Athletes of the Year. The overall Athletes of the Year are Carol Lafayette-Boyd from Canada and Charles Allie from the United States. In 2018, Carol Lafayette-Boyd added to her impressive list of World Records by breaking indoor Long & Triple Jumps…

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