Perth is one of the world’s great event locations and is committed to using its experience and infrastructure to enhance the sport of athletics on a global scale by hosting the 2016 World Masters Athletics Championships.
Perth’s climate, facilities and friendly people, backed by strong Government support, have in recent times attracted some of the world’s best events to Perth. Perth has first-rate experience as well as an outstanding reputation for hosting and supporting major international events and festivals that are embraced by its people.
As a host destination, Perth can provide an experience like no other, appealing to athletes, sponsors, media and spectators. Nestled on the banks of the Swan River, Perth is a sophisticated city with a population of approximately 1.6 million. Perth’s beautiful parks, magnificent beaches, warm climate and welcoming locals will ensure that the visiting sporting community experience unforgettable memories as a result of the World Masters Athletics Championships.
Perth effortlessly blends urban cool with raw natural beauty. Bustling with new bars, restaurants, shopping and cultural spaces, Perth is also home to Kings Park—one of the world’s largest inner city parks, beautiful wineries, and stunning beaches where you can even swim with wild dolphins.
For more information on Perth, visit www.visitperthcity.com.au.