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- Lyon 2015 in the line of sight
- Outstanding Masters Athletes !
- Lyon 2015 Team in Porto Alegre!
- LYONS 2015 will be awaiting you in Porto Alegre !
- www.lyon2015.com… go!
- HAPPY NEW YEAR !
- WMAC 2015 : OFFICIAL ORGANISATION LAUNCHING !
- PIERRE QUINON, AN EXCEPTIONAL AMBASSADOR… FOREVER.
- LYON 2015 : BEAUTIFUL VICTORY [LYON 72 - PERTH 59] !
- FRENCH SOIRÉE ! [D-2]
After his brilliant election, the Treasurer of the World Masters Association, John Thomas (center) was given, in the name of the Local Organizing Committee for Lyon 2015, the WMA flag.
This transfer was done very formally in the athletics stadium in Porto Alegre, in the presence of Stan Perkins, the reelected chairman of the WMA and the representatives of local organisation committee of Porto Alegre, Mr Francisco Hypolito da SiLVEIRA, chairman and Mrs Sinara Lourdes ZORZO, Administrative manager, and also Mrs Colette RUINEAU, athlete of French Team and members of the French masters committee.
Within 645 days of the D date, the Rhône-Alpes Athletics League, the Organizing Committee for Lyon 2015 and their partners are now in the starting blocks !
The 2013 World Masters Athletic Championships are in full swing in Porto Alegre and the Lyon dream Team is as energetic as the athletes on the track.
Both the athletes and their Team leaders are eager to learn more about the accomodations, transportation, competition schedule, stadia and others sport facilities for the Lyon Masters Championships.
Lyon 2015 is waiting for you.
As part of the promotion of the world masters athletics championship in 2015, the Rhône-Alpes Athletics League made a call for applications for a casting with Rhône-Alpes masters.
7 persons were selected and the morning of Septembre the twentieth was devoted to shooting photos.
At the dawn of the organization of the World Masters Championships in Lyon (FRA), we want to highlight the different events that we will set up by 2015 in order to promote these Championships.
After a transition period during which the different parts of the Local Organizing Committee have been composed, the year 2013 began with a press conference on the 25th of February in the new Athletics Arena “ Stéphane Diagana” in Lyon.
At this occasion, Marcel FERRARI, as president of the regional “Ligue d’Athlétisme du Rhône-Alpes” and president of the L.O.C. WMAC Lyon2015, and Stan Perkins, president of the Word Masters Athletics have signed the final contract, linking them to each other until 2015.
Marcel FERRARI, Jean GRACIA, General Director of the French Athletics Federation, and Stan PERKINS underlined that the local authorities have supported this project from the beginning when the initial bidding was sent to WMA, and now they support the LOC in all the aspects of the organization.
In conclusion of the press conference, the first bib number was symbolically offered to … Wilson Kipketer, recencently retired and being at this moment in a training-camp with his athletes.
Wilson Kipketer was asked if he will take part to the WMAC in Lyon ; he answered with a touch of humor that he would be happy to participate … but only in the tribune!
Lyon 2015 in San Sebastian (Spain)
2015 Lyon was present on the occasion of the European Championships in room.
For 6 days, representatives from the organization welcomed, informed, presented the organization of Lyon in 2015, with a few key gifts.
A questionnaire was also distributed to the participants to share their expectations and needs on various topics such as registration, accommodation, food, etc …
All persons wishing to participate in this survey may also do so on this site by clicking on the link below.
Find “Lyon 2015″ during its next steps
- France-Vergèze Championships – 1st and June 2nd, 2013
- World Championships – Porto Alegre (Brazil) – October 15 to 26, 2013
- Indoor World Championships – Budapest (Hungary) – 25 to 30 March 2014
- Championships France – Lyon – July 2014
- European Championships – Izmir (Turkey) – August 15 to 24, 2014
Lyon wins the 2015 World Master Athletics Championship !
To read all the details about the bidding process, please click here !
These championships are an opportunity for the French Athletic to demonstrate its international event know-how in this region as during the World Cross-country Championships (1990, 2005), the European Cup (2002, 2008), the World Junior Championships (1998) and many French National Athletics Championships.
Dynamism and beauty of the region makes Lyon city a famous place, in the top three of the most attractive cities in Europe. Numerous shows and international events take place in Lyon thanks to easy transport and accommodation quality.
Lyon 2015 has the support from the French Ministry of Sports, the City of Lyon and all local institutions as well as private partners, strongly involved and motivated by the project.
Our presence during the European Masters Indoor Championships in Ghent (BELGIUM), the European Non-Stadia Championships in Thionville (FRANCE) and recently the World Masters Athletics Championships in Sacramento (USA) has reveal a huge interest from the athletes to compete in Lyon.
We are very grateful for this support, which is a guarantee of success and participation. We are happy to host athletes of all around the world.
A bientôt à Lyon !
President of LOC