World masters get a lift from DBS
DB Schenker Australia has become a partner of the Sydney 2009 World Masters Games, the world’s largest multi-sport event that will take place throughout the harbour city from 10-18 October.
Open to everyone rather than just elite athletes, the games are set to attract 25,000 people from more than 100 countries for 28 sports at 72 venues, including Olympic sites, over nine days.
To enter the games people need only meet their sport’s minimum age, which ranges between 25 and 35 years. Swimming is one of two games sports competitions open to people as young as 25 and the majority of the 28 competitions are open to people aged 30-plus.
A games bronze partner, Schenker Australia will help the many thousands of competitors travelling to Sydney from intrastate, interstate and international destinations with logistics and customs brokering solutions for their sports equipment.
DB SCHENKER’s specialist sports events teams around the world provide services to ensure smooth running. With experience in services for Olympic Games, FIFA World Cups and many other major events, DB SCHENKERsportsevents teams know how to handle the different item of specialist equipment that people require to compete.
Games competitors in the archery, canoe/kayak, cycling, rowing, shooting and surf lifesaving sports competitions are among those most likely to use the expert services.
"Register for the Sydney 2009 World Masters Games and we’ll help you transport your sports equipment from A to B so you can give going for gold your very best shot," said Sabine Schlosser, Schenker Australia’s manager for sports events, fairs and exhibitions.
Fit, fun and forever young is the motto of the games, registrations for which are open until Friday 31 July at www.2009worldmasters.com.