The World Masters Games is a global multi-sport occasion held like clockwork. It has been as far as competitor numbers are concerned, has formed into the biggest of its kind. Governed by the International Masters Games Association (IMGA), the World Masters Games is available to sports individuals. Everything being equal, and most ages – the base age model reaches somewhere in the range of 25 and 35 years. That depends upon the game. Auckland, New Zealand facilitated the occasion’s 10th version from 21 to 30 April 2017.
Anybody can participate in the games insofar as they are beyond 35 years old. However, a few games will permit competitors who are more youthful than that. Members vie for themselves – there are no nation assignments. Past the age prerequisite and participation in that game’s overseeing body, there are no rivalry capability necessities.
Toronto staged the first World Masters Games in 1985. Since then, World Masters Games has also taken place in Aalborg, Aarhus and Herning (1989), Brisbane (1994), Portland, Oregon (1998), Melbourne (2002), Edmonton (2005) and Sydney (2009). The Sydney 2009 World Masters Games attracted a record 28,676 competitors. This is more than double the number of competitors that took part in the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games.
America’s Master Games:
The Americas Masters Games is a territorial multi-sport occasion which includes members from the Americas area. Administered by the International Masters Games Association (IMGA), the Americas Masters Games is available to members, everything being equal, and most ages – the base age model is 30 years. Participants vie for themselves, rather than their nations. There are no contest capability prerequisites separated from the age necessity and participation in that game’s administering body.
The occasion’s first release was facilitated by Vancouver, Canada from 26 August to 4 September 2016. The subsequent version was booked for 2020 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil however was deferred because of the COVID-19 outbreak.
List of 2017 Master’s Game:
- Lawn Bowls
- Surf Lifesaving
- Table Tennis
- Touch Football
- Water Polo