The second World Masters Athletics Championships were held in Gothenburg, Sweden, from August 8-13, 1977.  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|
|Host city||Gothenburg, Sweden|
|Participation||2670 athletes from |
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.
- "Outdoor". World Masters Athletics. 2018-01-15. Retrieved 2018-12-11.
- "World Masters Championships Track and Field August 8-13 1977 Slottsskogsvallen Gothenburg Sweden" (PDF). MastersHistory.org. Retrieved 2021-08-21.