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.

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+
RunSwimRunNo 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 Life Saver 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+
1 km 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+
RunSwimRunNo 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 Life Saver 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+
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 31 December 1996)
In line with the sport-specific rules, an athlete must compete in their designated age group, with your age determined as at 31 December 2021. For example, if you are 39 during the World Masters Games but have turned 40 by 31 December 2021, you must compete in the 40-44 age category.

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Schedule

Sport Discipline May 2021 Venues
14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 29 30
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 June 5th, 2020. It is subject to change due to various circumstances in the future.

Venue

Wakasawada Beach

Location 120-22-4 Wada, Takahama-cho, Oi-gun, Fukui
Games Accreditation Sports Check-in
Access ・9 minutes walking from Wakasa-Wada Sta.
・10minutes by car fromMaizuru-Wakasa Expressway “Oi-Takahama”Interchange
・13minutes by car fromMaizuru-Wakasa Expressway “Obama-Nishi”Interchange
Official Homepage https://visittakahama.com/

Sport Check-in

【Date and Time (Scheduled)】
 [Registration on the day before] Friday, 21 May 2021, 10:00 - 20:00
 [Registration on the day] 1 hour before the start of the event
【Venue】
 Wakasawada Beach (120-22-4 Wada, Takahama-cho, Oi-gun, Fukui)

Nearest Village

Masters Village Fukui

Location 123-24-2 Wada Takahama-cho, Oi-gun, Fukui-ken 919-2201
Access ・From JR Wakasa-Wada Station, cross the traffic light on Route 27 in front of the roundabout andproceed toward WakasaWada Beach. After walking for a while, Takahamatown Wada public hall is infront of the T-junction on the right.
・The location of Masters Village Fukui will be changed to WakasaTakahamatourism organizations in thepremise of JR Wakasa-TakahamaStation from May 24 to May 29.
Official Homepage http://www.town.takahama.fukui.jp/page/kyouiku/wadakouminkan.html

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