The World Winter Masters Games 2010

The World Winter Masters Games is a worldwide multi-sport event held every four (4) years supervised by the International Masters Games Association. The World Winter Masters Games 2010 will be the first time the event will take place which is scheduled between January 25 and January 31, 2010. The participants of this event should be within the age range of 25 to 30 years old.

The event will take place at Bled, Slovenia and its neighboring places which are as Kranjska Gora, Pokljuka, Kranj, and Jesenice. It takes 20 minute to reach Kranjska Gora from Bled which is a ski resort found in Julian alps which has a terrain fit for expert skiers and even for beginners. Same with Kranjska Gora, it takes about 20 minute in going to Pokljuka from Bled wherein beautiful mountains as well as undiscovered nature can be found. On the other hand, in going to Kranj, it takes about 18 minutes from Bled to reach the sports center of Slovenia. Kranj offers a great diversity of cultural experiences as well as it is the where the university town can be seen. Finally, to reach Jesenice, is a place concealed by the Karavanke Chain Mountains and forest of Mezakla plateau, it will take about 15 minutes from Bled.

The World Winter Masters Games 2010 comprises 6 winter sports held at the different places mentioned above. The 6 events with their venues are as follows: Ice hockey to be held at Bled, Jesenice, and Kranj; Alpine Skiing to be held at Kranjska Gora, Biathlon together with Cross Country skiing to be held at Pokljuka, Ski Jumping to be held at Kranj, and, Pokljuka, and Indoor Football/Futsal to be held at Bled and its surroundings.

About 2,000 athletes have registered as participants for The World Winter Masters Games 2010 coming from 42 countries. This will be an inimitable event for those athletes who are willing to join this said event. The requirement will only be the age criteria according to the national federations. In addition to this, you can have your own team plus only multinational teams will be accepted which means national team will not permitted to join. As one of the largest winter multi-sport event in the globe, this event aspires to uphold the “sport for all” philosophy through persuading the mature male and female athletes to take part and become role models of the younger generation of athletes. This will also encourage people to become sports-minded individuals as well as take part in the World Winter Masters Games 2010.