Who We Are

India Masters Athletics (IMA), formerly known as Veterans Athletic Federation of India (VAFI) is a registered non government sports and wellness organization governed by its constitution and bylaws. The India Masters Athletics (IMA) derives its income from affiliation fees paid and sponsors. By conducting State and National championship events from age group 30 years and above The India Masters Athletics (IMA) based on performances selects athletes to represent India at International competition. The India Masters Athletics (IMA) is the body responsible for selecting master’s athletes to represent India at the World Masters Games, Asia Masters Athletics Championships and other International Masters athletic meets and for managing the Indian teams at the events.
Our Vision
India Masters Athletics (IMA), formerly known as Veterans Athletic Federation of India (VAFI) are involved in the nation building activity by promoting health consciousness among men and women through regular sports activities and competitions at all levels.
Our Mission
To promote sports at all age groups encouraging fitness and wellness. Keep the sportsman spirit within alive, that believes age is just the number, stay fit keep playing.
Master Ath
Masters Athletics is a class of the sport of athletics for veteran athletes in the events of track and field, road running and cross country running. The competitions feature five-year age groups beginning at age 35. Men as old as 105 and women in their 100s have competed in running, jumping and throwing events. Masters are sometimes known as veterans.
World Masters Athletics (WMA) is the worldwide governing body for Masters athletics. It provides a global standard of rule modifications (based upon the international rules for the sport created by the IAAF) for athletes of a certain age. Each individual country governs its own affairs with an organizational governing body that is an affiliate to WMA.
The World Association of Veteran Athletes was founded August 9, 1977, at the second World Masters Athletics Championships in Gothenburg, Sweden. World masters championships have been held outdoors every two years ever since, and a biennial World Masters Indoor Championships debuted in March 2004 in Sindelfingen, Germany. The most recent outdoor world meet was in 2011 in Sacramento, California. The most recent Indoor Championships were held in Jyväskylä, Finland in April 2012.
WAVA, as it was known, later changed its name to World Masters Athletics and continues to be the sport’s governing body. WMA has been working to coordinate its outdoor championship schedule with the International Masters Games Association, which holds the multisport World Masters Games every four years
Ongoing Events

Fourth Five district Track and Field championship 2018 being conducted at University Ground, Marine lines on 1st November to 4th November 2018, Expected count of participants is approximate upto 3500. Cash prize along with Medals will be awarded to winners, Individual championship and Team Championship Trophies, Participation certificate for every participant, for more details view our latest event section. Fourth Five Districts Open Track And Field championship 2018

Mr. T.O.Jacob I.P.S (Retd), Kerala
Dr. Jitendra Awhad, M.L.A. Maharashtra
Mr. P. Amarender Reddy, Telangana
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Working President
D.H. Guru, Karnataka
Sr. Vice President
Mr. Dharampal Sharma, Uttrakand
Secretary General
MR. Gerald D’ Souza, Maharashtra
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+91 9969356865
E Mail – [email protected]
Mr. Vikas Chavan, Maharashtra


Vice Presidents
Mr. E. Venkatachalam – Tamil Nadu
Mr. K.A. Asokan – Kerala
Mr. Radheshyam Singh – Uttar Pradesh
Mr. Aravind H. Rawal – Gujarat
Dr. K.B. Nagur – Karnataka

Jt. Secretaries
Mr. H. Jayaramaiah – karnataka
Adv. R. Ranganatha Naidu – Tamil Nadu
Mr. Gulab Singh Dalal – Haryana
Mr. Shyam Wagh – Maharashtra
Mr. Nabi Mohammad – Chattisgarh
Manga Varapradad – Andhra Pradesh

Representative of Women
Mrs. Sugandhi R. Kadam – Maharashtra

E.C. Members
Mr. G. Ramamurthy – Tamil Nadu
Mr. B. V. Ramanjaneyulu – Telangana
Mr. Vijay Shetty – Maharashtra
Mr. Gurudatal Saini – Chandigarh
Mr. H. Jaya Devadiga – Maharashtra
Mr. Jeevanlal Rajak – Madya Pradesh
Mr. B.B. Shetty – Maharashtra
Mr. Sanjeev Kumar – Punjab
Mr. Jagdish Chander – J & K
Mr. Nareshchandra Dixit – Uttar Pradesh
Mr. Roy Mathew – Kerala
Mr. Gafar Khan – Andhra Pradesh

Count is still on for Athletes, Coaches, Officials and Medals count crossed within India Master Athletics