The World Masters Games New Zealand 2017

Introducing your host city for World Masters Games 2017, Auckland New Zealand.  The World Masters Games is an international multi-sport event which is held every four years has become an international world event.

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The World Masters games are governed by the International Masters Games Association. The event is open to sports people of all abilities and most ages – the minimum age to take part ranges between 25 and 35 years old, always depending on the sport.

Location

It has been announced that The hosting city and country will be  Auckland, New Zealand .  Auckland will be hosting the  ninth edition from 21 to 30 April 2017.

History

Toronto was home of the first World Masters Games back in 1985.  The Masters Games has taken part in the following countries every four years.

  1. Aalborg, Aarhus
  2. Herning (1989)
  3. Brisbane (1994)
  4. Portland, Oregon (1998)
  5. Melbourne (2002)
  6. Edmonton (2005)
  7. Sydney (2009)

The Games are mostly popular by retired professional athletes who have also competed in the Olympics.

Sports

28 sports and 45 disciplines have now been confirmed into the official programme of the 9th World Masters Games in Auckland, New Zealand.

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Sports covered are: archery, athletics, badminton, baseball, basketball, canoe, cycling, football, golf, hockey, lawn bowls, netball, orienteering, rowing, rugby, sailing, shooting, softball, squash, surf life saving, swimming, table tennis, tennis, touch, triathlon, volleyball, water polo, and weightlifting.

Men and Women can compete in each sport except for baseball, which is only mens.

Make sure you join our hosting event and keep updated on the Games.

 

Don’t forget to book your accommodation for those dates with our bed and breakfast.

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