The LOC Executive travelled to Perth Australia to attend the World Masters Athletics General Assembly of nations – where the vote would take place

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We set up a booth at the Athlete’s Village for the week before the vote – Doug, John and Paul

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We made friends with our competition from Gothenburg Sweden

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The General Assembly took place on Sunday, October 30th.
There were 130 delegates from around the world

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Each bid had 20 minutes for their presentation.
John Craig, the LOC Chair, introduced our video.
Our team included Paul Osland, Kate Cochrane-Brink, Marcus Skeete, Doug Smith, Leslie Estwick, Vern Christensen, and Rita Botelho

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Some members of the LOC were anxious during the vote tally

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The delegates selected Toronto in a close vote

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