How can I participate in the Senior Olympics?

How do you get involved in the Senior Olympics?

An athlete must be at least 50 years of age by December 31, 2021 to qualify for the 2022 National Senior Games. An athlete MUST qualify for the National Senior Games in even numbered years at an NSGA sanctioned senior games. Click Here for the National Senior Games rules and minimum performance standards (MPS).

Is there an International Senior Olympics?

America and Canada. The Senior Olympics is a multi-sport event and is held every two years. The Olympic for senior players was started in the year 1987. It has since been an extremely popular sporting event.

What is the age limit for the Olympics?

According to the official Olympics website, there is no age limit for those wanting to compete. Under rule 42, it states: “There may be no age limit for competitors in the Olympic Games other than as prescribed in the competition rules of an IF as approved by the IOC Executive Board.”

Is there an over 50 Olympics?

The US already holds a Senior Olympics at national and state levels for people over 50, graded in five-year age groups. At least one centenarian participates.

What Olympic sport has the oldest athletes?

Australian equestrian Mary Hanna is the oldest at 66. The most senior of those 70-somethings was Oscar Swahn, a news agency clerk and member of the Swedish shooting team who has the triple distinction of being the oldest athlete, the oldest medalist and the oldest gold medalist in Olympic history.

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What is the National Senior Games?

The NSGA exists today as a non-profit organization dedicated to motivating active adults to lead a healthy lifestyle through the senior games movement. The Games, a 20-sport, biennial competition for men and women 50 and over, is the largest multi-sport event in the world for seniors.

In which year was National Games of India held in Bangalore?


List of National Games of India
Edition Year Host(s)
XX 1962 Jabalpur
XXI 1964 Calcutta
XXII 1966 Bangalore