From 10 - 18 October, Sydney will host the 2009 World Masters Games. Open to people of all abilities and most ages, the World Masters Games are the world's largest multi-sport event, attracting up to three times more competitors than the Olympic Games.
The Games will host approximately 25,000 people from upwards of 100 countries. They will compete across 28 sports at more than 70 venues throughout the city.
The Games promote lifelong competition, friendship and understanding between people in the world of sport, regardless of their background or skill level. Participants in the World Masters Games represent themselves rather than their country. The competition promotes a festival atmosphere, keeping to the motto "fit, fun and forever young"
Sydney Olympic Park and other Sporting Venues around Sydney
Sydney, New South Wales, 2000
Experiences you can enjoy at Sydney 2009 World Masters Games: