1977 World Masters Athletics Championships

The second World Masters Athletics Championships were held in Gothenburg, Sweden, from August 8-13, 1977. [1] The World Masters Athletics Championships serve the division of the sport of athletics for people over 35 years of age, referred to as masters athletics.

1977 World Masters Athletics Championships
Dates8-13 August
Host cityGothenburg, Sweden
LevelMasters
TypeOutdoor
Participation2670 athletes from
45 nations
1975
1979

A full range of track and field events were held, along with a cross country race and a marathon. Among the notable performances, American Miki Gorman won the 40–44 masters division in each of the 1500 meters, 3000 meters, cross-country, and marathon competitions.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Outdoor". World Masters Athletics. 2018-01-15. Retrieved 2018-12-11.
  2. ^ "World Masters Championships Track and Field August 8-13 1977 Slottsskogsvallen Gothenburg Sweden" (PDF). MastersHistory.org. Retrieved 2021-08-21.