Welcome to Rovaniemi!


For the second time, Finland will host the weightlifting Masters World Championships from the 5th to the 14th of September 2024 in Rovaniemi.



The competition center is the Santasport Institute in Ounasvaara, which provides an excellent framework for major international sporting events. Get familiar with the venue through these links:

Santasport Virtual tour


Register for the competition here. Registration closes on the 30th of June 2024 at midnight. (CET)


Explore the timetable

Keep in mind that the currently presented timetable is only preliminary and is subject to change.



Rovaniemi is situated in Finnish Lapland, right on the Arctic Circle. Despite the northern location, getting here is easy – Rovaniemi is well connected to the rest of the world via various means of transport.

Transport guides

Schengen visa

Look up details on if a visa is needed and obtaining a visa.

Visa Information


Qualifying standards

IMWA qualifying standards

Qualifying standards