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This year, 2013 edition of World Masters Games will be held in Turin and the region of Piedmont from August, 2nd to 11th.
We are talking about the most important world sport event that is open to all the athletes who are over 30 years old, both men and women, and is able to attract thousands participants coming from every corner of the planet.
The word “Masters” suggests the age of athletes taking part in the competition, because they only need to have the required age and be card-carrying.
Such an event wants to celebrate competition, pure passion for sport, friendship and amusement for everyone, especially the ones who live sport as a way of being and a life style. This great, international event taking place every 4 years will be welcomed by many sport centres locate din the province of Turin and the region of Piedmont.
The Masters Games represent a contest open to everyone, both normal and disabled athletes with specific competitions. Participants are women and men of any age and they will challenge each other in 30 different disciplines, such as athletics, football, basket, archery and many more.
The first time the World Masters Games took place was in 1985 in Toronto, and then it was held in Copenhagen, Brisbane, Portland, Melbourne and Edmonton, and the last one was in Sydney in 2009.
The opening ceremony will take place in the heart of Turin on August, 3rd. All athletes will parade and there will be much music and entertainment. The parade will start from Piazza Vittorio and will get to Piazza Castello.
The closing ceremony of the Games will be held on August, 11th and all the athletes will greet their audience and the city.
So guys, see you in Turin for celebrating such a great hymn to sport!
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