Team USA won 70 gold and 168 medals overall at the World Masters Athletics Championships in Perth, Australia over two weeks concluded Sunday. Team USA had the most proportional medals of any team and was second of the 92 teams only to home Australia.
Following USA in both Golds and totals were Britain, Germany, France, Finland, and Japan. Team USA had 243 competitors among over 4000 athletes.
USA Master Chair Gary Snyder said, “Great meet. Amazing facilities, top quality. Well organized by WMA and Perth.”
For photos with ID’s of competitors, photographer Rob Jerome has provided hundreds of pictures of USA competitors and participants (photo credit: Rob Jerome) with individual links (great work by Jay Wind creating links for each). See: http://www.weinerpublic.com/perth.html.
For archived video of events shot first as livestream during the meet, see instructions from Jade Just, Marketing and Communications Manager for the WMA meet:
1. Use the following link: http://livestream.com/spectrumtv/Perth2016
2. Click on the link that says ‘Perth 2016 – World Masters Athletics Championships’ next to the red ‘LIVE’ BUTTON
3. All daily videos appear in a menu on the right
For event results with places, names, age, and times see: http://results.simplyregister.net/Perth2016/