Masters 2024

For the second time Finland will host weightlifting Masters World Championships from 5th to 14th of September 2024 in Rovaniemi. Competition center is the Santasport Institute in Ounasvaara, which provides an excellent framework for major international sporting events. Competition, training, accommodation and catering services can be found under the same roof. The competition arena is a sports hall and the training place is a weightlifting training centre opened in 2014. Athletes will be staying at the comfortable hotel rooms and holiday apartments.
Masters World Championships are organized by Finnish Weightlifting Federation and Rovaniemen Reipas. Rovaniemi has a long and celebrated history in weightlifting. The organizing club Rovaniemen Reipas has been part of the Nordic countries and Finland’s top clubs since the 1970s. Rovaniemen Reipas representatives have over the years gained numerous medals in Masters World Championships and European Championships. Santasport has been the training grounds of Rovaniemen Reipas weightlifters immediately after being built in 1976.