Lombardy, Italy to Host 2024 Winter World Masters Games sports-masters September 25, 2021 Breaking News, Events, Featured, News, Sports 194 The International Masters Games Association (IMGA) has announced that the region of Lombardy (Italy) will host the 2024 Winter World Masters Games. The IMGA executive board voted unanimously for Lombardy after a thorough process of evaluation to ensure all requirements are met to hold an amazing multi-sport event for thousands of winter athletes. Looking ahead to the Games in 2024, IMGA President Sergey Bubka said, “The IMGA is looking very much forward to Lombardy (Italy) hosting the Games in 2024. Their reputation for sports delivery along with the beautiful nature combined with their legendary hospitality will guarantee master’s athletes have a wonderful experience. The fact that our event can be used as a potential test ground for the Winter Olympic Games in the region is a bonus.” The IMGA and region Lombardy will work together to deliver sustainable and excellent Winter Games in January 2024, four years after the success of the 2020 Winter World Masters Games in Innsbruck. For more information about The International Masters Games Association visit https://www.imga.ch/ The International Masters Games Association (IMGA) is the world governing body for Masters sport and organizes the World Masters Games. This is the biggest multi-sport event in the world for master’s athletes with over 30,000 athletes participating. In addition to the World Masters Games, the IMGA organizes several other international multi–sport events for Masters athletes, including the Winter World Masters Games, European Masters Games, Pan-American Masters Games and Asia-Pacific Masters Games.