42nd National Masters Athletics Championship 2022
Masters Athletic Federation of India, affiliated to the Asian Masters Athletics and the World Masters Athletics is organiz
ing the 42nd National Masters Athletics Championship 2022. A pinnacle championship that qualifies Master Athletes to complete at the Asian and World Athletic Championships
It is a very proud moment for the Masters Athletic Federation of India (MAFI) to organise the 42nd National Masters Athletics Championship in Chennai, Tamilnadu with the support of the Tamilnadu Masters Athletics Association, adapting the new normal, reviving back to normal form the multifaceted and unprecedented impacts of the COVID-19 Pandemic., building immunity, resilience and redefining sport through advocacy with a positive approach to reopening, recovery, resilience and transformation in a collaborative way, ensuring that the world of sport and the Masters Movement continues to make its viral and valued contributions to building a better future for all.
The 42nd National Masters Athletics Championship 2022 is the largest athletic competition with more than 3500 athletes competing from across 26 States in India, with a total of 22 Athletic disciplines across 13 age categories that would be conducted from the 27th of April to 1st of May 2022
The Opening Ceremony of the 42nd National Masters Athletics Championship is Inaugurated by Thiru Udhayanidhi Stalin, Actor, Producer and Member of the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly, Chepauk-Thiruvallikeni constituency.
Minister for Health & Family Welfare
Thiru Siva. V. Meyyanathan
Minister for Environment - Climate Change and Youth Welfare and Sports Development
Thiru Murthy.R (Idreams)
Member of the Tamil Nadu Legislative Assembly - Royapuram constituency
Dr. R. Anand Kumar, IAS, MEMBER SECRETARY, Sports Development Authority of Tamil Nadu.
Mrs. Margit Jungmann, President World Masters Athletics (Germany)
Mr. Stanley Perkin, Life President World Masters Athletics (Australia) and other Eminent Leaders
Actress Athulya Ravi too attended this event
Mr.D David Premnath, Secretary General of Masters Athletics Federation of India, will be Sphere heading the 42nd National Masters Athletics Championship , professionalizing and promoting the sport, creating opportunities for athletes from across all states in India and raising them to International standards bringing Glory and honour to the country and the masters sporting movement