Swimming(Water Polo)

Swimming(Water Polo)

Sport Overview

Postponement has been decided for the World Masters Games 2021 Kansai.
The new dates are being arranged.
Please note that the followings are the information before the postponement was confirmed.

Water polo is a ball game played in water between two teams. The court is 30m long and 20m wide and is built in a pool 2 or more metres deep. The objective is to score points by throwing the ball into the opponent’s goal. The offence team can hold the ball for 30 seconds; after that, the other team becomes the offence team. A match consists of 4 periods, each period lasting 5 minutes.

 Tuesday, 24th May - Thursday, 26th May 2022

 Amagasaki Sports Forest <Amagasaki City, Hyogo>


(General Category)
Men: 30+, 40+, 50+
Women: 30+, 40+, 50+
* The age of the youngest athlete in the team shall determine the age category.



Age Requirement

Minimum age is 30 (as at 31st December 2022) (born on or before 31sr December 1992)
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 Games time but have turned 40 by 31st December 2022, you would compete in the 40+ 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


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
Swimming Swimming                        
Kobe Port Island Sports Center
Kobe Port Island Sports Center
Water Polo                            
Amagasaki Sports Forest
Artistic Swimming                              
Amagasaki Sports Forest
Open Water                                
Tarui Southern 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.


Amagasaki Sports Forest

Location 43 Ogimachi, Amagasaki City, Hyogo
Games Accreditation Sports Check-in
Access ・9 minutes by Walking from Suehirocho
・3 minutes by car from the Hanshin Expressway Wangan Line “Amagasaki-Suehiro” Interchange
・10 minutes by car from the Hanshin Expressway Kobe Line “Amagasaki-Nishi” Interchange
Official Homepage https://www.a-spo.com/

Sport Check-in

[Date and Time]
 Monday, 23rd May 2022, 9:00 - 17:00

 Amagasaki Sports Forest (43 Ogimachi, Amagasaki City, Hyogo 660-0096)

 The official training time is only from 9:00 to 17:00 on Monday, 23 May. The organiser will determine and announce the official training hours after receiving the application.

Nearest Village

Masters Village Hyogo (Duo Kobe “Duo Dome”)

Location 3-2-1 Aioicho, Chuo-ku, Kobe City, Hyogo
Access From JR Kobe Station, exit out of Central Gate, go down to the basement floor using the escalator at the south exit. The square in front of the escalator is “Duo Dome”.
Official Homepage http://www.duokobe.com/




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