Lifesaving

Lifesaving

Sport Overview

Lifesaving is a competitive sport that involves surf lifesaving techniques (lifesaving activities at sea). The sport contributes to improving lifesaving techniques and serves as an opportunity to do training before the swimming season or in the off-season. Various kinds of races are held in both individual and groups events.

[Schedule]
 Saturday, 21st May - Sunday, 22nd May 2022

[Venue]
 Wakasawada Beach <Takahama Town, Fukui>


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Event

(General Category)
GenderEventCompetition LevelAge Category
MenBeach FlagsNo category25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75+
Run Swim RunNo category25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75+
Surf Ski RaceNo category25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75+
Ocean MNo category25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75+
Surf RaceNo category25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75+
Board RaceNo category25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75+
Beach SprintNo category25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75+
Beach Relay
(4 Members/Team)
No category100-119, 120-139, 140-169, 170-199, 200-229, 230+
Surf Teams Race
(3 Members/Team)
No category75-99, 100-119, 120-139, 140-159, 160-179, 180-199, 200+
Surf Ski Relay
(3 Members/Team)
No category75-99, 100-119, 120-139, 140-159, 160-179, 180-199, 200+
Board Relay
(3 Members/Team)
No category75-99, 100-119, 120-139, 140-159, 160-179, 180-199, 200+
Ocean M Lifesaver Relay
(4 Members/Team)
No category100-119, 120-139, 140-169, 170-199, 200-229, 230+
2 km Beach RunNo category25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75+
3×1km Beach Run
(3 Members/Team)
No category75-99, 100-119, 120-139, 140-159, 160-179, 180-199, 200+
WomenBeach FlagsNo category25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75+
Run Swim RunNo category25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75+
Surf Ski RaceNo category25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75+
Ocean MNo category25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75+
Surf RaceNo category25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75+
Board RaceNo category25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75+
Beach SprintNo category25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75+
Beach Relay
(4 Members/Team)
No category100-119, 120-139, 140-169, 170-199, 200-229, 230+
Surf Teams Race
(3 Members/Team)
No category75-99, 100-119, 120-139, 140-159, 160-179, 180-199, 200+
Surf Ski Relay
(3 Members/Team)
No category75-99, 100-119, 120-139, 140-159, 160-179, 180-199, 200+
Board Relay
(3 Members/Team)
No category75-99, 100-119, 120-139, 140-159, 160-179, 180-199, 200+
Ocean M Lifesaver Relay
(4 Members/Team)
No category100-119, 120-139, 140-169, 170-199, 200-229, 230+
2 km Beach RunNo category25-29, 30-34, 35-39, 40-44, 45-49, 50-54, 55-59, 60-64, 65-69, 70-74, 75+
3×1 km Beach Run
(3 Members/Team)
No category75-99, 100-119, 120-139, 140-159, 160-179, 180-199, 200+
*An athlete cannot participate in a younger age category.
* A team age category is determined by calculating total ages of members.
* An athlete can participate up to 3 team events.
* No limits for individual events.
* For Ocean M relay a team (4 people) must consist of the same gender. No mixed gender is allowed.
* A Team event can be mixed from different teams and countries. Team names can be made but should be a decent and simple one. The team does not necessarily have to wear the same cap but should wear their own individual (team) cap. (Although, Teams are preferred to wear the same cap if possible.)

Eligibility

The athlete must be a member of a certified life saving club.

Age Requirement

Minimum age is 25 (born on or before 31st December 1997)
In line with the sport-specific rules, an athlete must compete in their designated age group, with your age determined as at 31st December 2022.
For example, if you are 39 during the World Masters Games but have turned 40 by 31st December 2022, you must compete in the 40-44 age category.

Sport News

[16th July 2021] Updated “World Anti-Doping Code” and “the rules of the International Masters Games Association” of Sports Information Guide.
[1st March 2021] We have released the Sports Information Guide with new schedule!

Sports Information Guide

Schedule

Sport Discipline May 2022 Venues
13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29
Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Lifesaving                              
Wakasawada Beach

※The above schedule was created based on the information that is current as of 1st March, 2021. It is subject to change due to various circumstances in the future.

Venue

Wakasawada Beach

Location Wada, Takahama Town, Oi-gun, Fukui
Games Accreditation Sports Check-in
Access ・9 minutes walking from Wakasa-Wada Sta.
・10 minutes by car from Maizuru-Wakasa Expressway “Oi-Takahama” Interchange
・13 minutes by car from Maizuru-Wakasa Expressway “Obama-Nishi” Interchange
Official Homepage https://visittakahama.com/

Sport Check-in

[Date and Time (Scheduled) ]
 [Registration on the day before] Friday, 20th May 2022, 10:00 - 21:00
 
[Venue]
 Masters Village Fukui
 (Takahama town Wada public hall 123-24-2 Wada, Takahama Town, Oi-gun, Fukui)

Nearest Village

Masters Village Fukui (Takahama town Wada public hall)

Location 123-24-2 Wada, Takahama Town, Oi-gun, Fukui
Access ・From JR Wakasa-Wada Station, cross the traffic light on Route 27 in front of the roundabout and proceed toward Wakasa Wada Beach. After walking for a while, Takahama town Wada public hall is in front of the T-junction on the right.
・The location of Masters Village Fukui will be changed to Wakasa Takahama tourism organizations in the premise of JR Wakasa-Takahama Station from 24th May to 29th May.
Official Homepage http://www.town.takahama.fukui.jp/page/kyouiku/wadakouminkan.html

Sports Equipment Rental

For rental equipment please apply through the online entry system when registering for events.
・Paddle board < https://www.tks-lifesaving.com/wmg2021/ >
・Surf Ski < https://www.epickayaks.jp/p/wmg2021.html >
 (Paddles are not rented but sold)

Regarding surf ski, persons intend to purchase a paddle shall also apply for a purchase at the same time of registration.
Rental fees in the attached homepage is without tax. Tax should be added upon payment.

Sports Equipment Paddle board
Rental Fee
Place
Sports Equipment Surf Ski
Rental Fee
Place

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