Congratulations to Joe Gough, who was named European Male Master Athlete of the Year 2018 in the mid distance category, following nomination by IMAA. Joe was dominant in International Masters Champs throughout 2018, winning double Gold over 800m & 1500m at both European Indoors in Madrid & World Outdoors in Malaga, setting a European record of 2.16.37 over 800m. He was also named AAI Master Athlete of the Year for 2018.


Focus now turns towards World Masters Indoor Champs in Torun, Poland, with almost 40 Athletes registered to date, so can expect another huge contingent of Irish Masters competing in this Champs. Online entries will close on 29th Jan. Cannot guarantee that this will be extended, so to avoid disappointment, please ensure that you get your entry in on time.


Athletes registering must submit a copy of valid photo i.d. plus proof of birth to International Sec & must also be registered as a member of the IMAA, in order that their entry can be validated. Please see for all relevant info. regarding Torun plus online entry.


Michael Fennell,

Int. Sec. IMAA

087 950 2009 (7pm – 10pm only)