Edmonton 2005 World Masters Games

Edmonton 2005 World Masters Games

March 02, 2005 17:00 ET

2005 World Masters Games to Visit Portland


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FOR: EDMONTON 2005 WORLD MASTERS GAMES

MARCH 2, 2005 - 17:00 ET

2005 World Masters Games to Visit Portland

PORTLAND, OREGON--(CCNMatthews - March 2, 2005) - Portland hosted the
Games in 1998. In 2005, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada will have the
privilege of hosting this major international sports event - the 6th
World Masters Games - to be held July 22 - 31.

The Edmonton 2005 World Masters Games Local Organization invites media
to a special presentation being hosted in your community on:



Monday, March 7 OR Tuesday, March 8
7:00 - 8:30 p.m. Noon - 1:30 p.m.
RiverPlace Athletic Club Oregon Sports Hall of Fame and Museum
0150 SW Montgomery, Portland 321 SW Salmon, Portland


Barry Anderson, Executive Director of the Edmonton 2005 World Masters
Games, will give an overview of the Games. Portland's sport and
recreation community, and local Masters athletes will be attending. The
public is also welcome to attend.

The World Masters Games are the largest international multi-sport event.
Edmonton is getting set to host 16,000 recreational and elite athletes,
25 years of age and up, from as many as 100 different countries, to
compete in 27 sporting events, over 10 days ... celebrating sport for
life.

Edmonton looks forward to welcoming the citizens of Portland and area to
the Games this summer.

Passion qualifies you.

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Contact Information

  • FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT:
    Edmonton 2005 World Masters Games
    Barry Anderson
    Executive Director
    (780) 822-2101 or Cell: 780-446-0233
    or
    Edmonton 2005 World Masters Games
    Thelma Scammell
    Communications
    (780) 822-2135
    Email: thelma.scammell@edmonton.ca
    Website: www.2005worldmasters.com