On the Worldwide Masters Video games Affiliation (IMGA) Board of Administrators assembly in October, all members unanimously voted for the gorgeous Como, Varese and Lecco area to carry the IMGA Open Masters Collection in 2027.
The regional Masters Video games which have been happening all around the world since 2008, are within the technique of rebranding into the IMGA Open Masters Collection to emphasise all occasions are open to everybody all over the world.
Antonio Rossi, 5-time Olympian, commented: “After the Winter World Masters Video games 2024 and the Winter Olympics in 2026, now additionally the 2027 Open Masters Collection put Lombardia additional on the map in the way forward for sport on a worldwide scale. We had been very dedicated with our staff and it has been rewarded. As a sportsman, this outcome has an excellent increased which means for me.”
The occasion in Italy will construct upon the legacy of the Olympic Winter Video games which are being held within the area in 2026. All sports activities competitions shall be staged within the areas of Como, Varese and Lecco.
Sergey Bubka talked about: “The IMGA board are impressed with the skilled and devoted strategy to sport within the area of Lombardia. This mixed with being one of the vital well-known vacationer locations on the earth, it’s assured to create the very best setting for an occasion the Masters Athletes unquestionably will love”.
Subsequent yr, in 2023, two IMGA Open Masters Collection will happen in Jeonbuk, South Korea and Tampere, Finland. Greater than 15.000 athletes are anticipated to take part in each occasions.