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WMA 2012 Office
Kuntoportti 3

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+358 5040 72421


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Welcome to the City of Jyväskylä!

The City of Jyväskylä and Jyväskylä Track and Field Club warmly welcome you to the WMA 2012 Indoor Championships. The decision of WMA to grant the championships to Jyväskylä shows, how highly Finland is appreciated in organizing games. The City of Jyväskylä and Jyväskylä Track and Field Club have always encouraged veteran athletics, which eg. organizing the European Veteran Athletics Championships Stadia in 2000 shows.

We have all that is required to provide this unforgettable event; highly appreciated experience in organizing international competitions, excellent venues within walking distance of each other, beautiful nature close-by, and friendly Finnish people.

Come and feel the unique, northern atmosphere with us!



International Symposium: Training in Master Athletes, Jyväskylä, April 4-7th 2012. The Materials of the lectures held during the Champioships are now available.


Thank you for participating in the WMA Indoor Championships 2012!

The organizers would like to ask you to take a moment and give your feedback on how they succeeded in organizing the Championships. Your answers will be highly appreciated and they will be analysed confidentially and anonymously only for the research and development purposes of the Competition. Please fill the questionnaire before 7.5. You can answer by these languages: Finnish, English, German, Spain and Russian.

It takes about 10 min to fill out this online questionnaire.

Here you can find the questionnaire:


The Championships are over now and we want to thank all the athletes, volunteers, partners, the audience and everyone who took part in this great event. Hope you enjoyed and we wish you all the best for the future!


On Friday morning 14 new world records! Check them here.


Latest updates on Facebook! Stay tuned.


Competition centre is open! Competition centre is located in Hippos Hall, address: Kuntoportti 3. Follow the instructions TIC / Competition Centre

Opening hours: 1.4 at 2 pm-21 pm, 2-8.4 at 8 am-9 pm


Want to watch competition live online? Click live! and see the instructions.


Instruction how to use chip time taking system


Looking for something else to do beside competing? Check out our organized trips:

You can purchase tickets for the trips from TIC.


Read March 2nd Newsletter. Subjects including: day schedule of competitions, Teamleaders and Media accreditation and Volunteer meeting.


List of athletes by country / category / event


Finally list of ahtletes. Check out athletes list. Next week we publish list with all events. Wait few more days. Enjoy your training to WMA2012!


Registration for the WMA Indoor Championships has finished – the amount of registered competitors rose a lot!

In April 2012 the city of Jyväskylä will be hosting WMA Indoor Championships. The registration finished yesterday in February 12th and the organizers of the Championships are very satisfied with the amount of registered athletes.The international interest for these Championships was considerable; on the Sunday evening when the time for registration finished, there were already over 2500 names from 63 different countries. There were made more than 500 online registrations during the last five days. Federations have still this week time to record the paper entry forms in our system, so the amount of the athletes might still rise over than few hundreds! We are waiting for these registrations so that we could know the final amount of athletes.


Registration is closed. Thanks for all who have registrated. See you in Jyväskylä!


Today is the last day to sign up. Make your own registration, enrollment ended at 24.00!


Few days time to do registration. Remember to registrate, book flight and accommodation to Jyväskylä. Registration ends on sunday 12.2.2012!


We arrange transportation from Helsinki airport to Jyväskylä. Check preliminary schedule for charter buses and book your way to Jyväskylä:


Two weeks time do registration. See latest update of registrated athletes. And read WMA2012 January 3rd newsletter.


Finally more information about Athletic Party! Read WMA2012 January 2nd newsletter.


We have already over 2000 who likes us in facebook! Actually there are now 2332 fans. Are you next one? Check WMA2012 facebookpages and like.


With who you are going to compete? See list of athletes who has already registrated


One month time to do registration! Read WMA2012 January newsletter here...


WMA2012 and City of Jyväskylä wishes you all Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!


WMA2012 Jyväskylä December Newsletter


About registration and payments

If you meet problem with your credit card payment, please follow these directions:
- Contact your card issuer to make sure everything is all right with your card settings.
- The system might ask you to verify your payment with your online bank codes or a specific password from your card issuer. If you don't have these codes or password, please contact the card issuer.
- If you have cancelled the payment accidentally or the payment is denied, don't try making it again immediately. Please wait for a while (about one hour) and try again after that. The card processor may deny the payment for safety reasons if it is tried again right away. If the payment is still denied, please contact to ask service provider to reset your reservation and try again after that.


ONLINE registration has begun! Registration must be made no later than 12/02/2012.

In online entry Credit Card Payment is REQUIRED. You can register online, click registration. More detailed instructions of entry system...


WMA2012 Jyväskylä Newsletter


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In order to ensure the success of event, we need a lot of enthusiastic and motivated volunteers to enable safe, working and memorable competition for athletes and audience. Read more..

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