1,000 players over 60, to participate in the Grand Masters Hockey Tournament at the Real Club de Polo

From June 26 to July 3, the Real Club de Polo de Barcelona will host the Grand Masters Hockey Tournament, an event that will bring gather nearly 1,000 hockey players over 60 from all over the world. It will be the first major competition of these characteristics held after the outbreak of the pandemic, and it will also serve to remember Wim van Noortwijk, former president of the WGMA (organizing entity of the veterans’ championships) who passed away in 2020.

45 teams have already confirmed their presence in the RC Polo fields. They will be divided into four men’s categories (+60, +65, +70 and +75) and three women’s (+60, +65 and +70), with the participation of nearly a thousand players. Twelve nations will be represented, with teams from Australia, Argentina, the Netherlands, Italy, France, England, Germany, Belgium, Scotland, Ireland, Wales and Spain.

The Grand Masters Hockey Tournament is not only a hockey tournament, but also a social party for all its participants. The tournament village, open to the public, will offer live music during the week of competition, while on Thursday the 30th the event’s official dinner will take place in tribute to Wim van Noortwijk, who from the WGMA promoted the celebration of the Championship of the World welcomed by Polo in 2018.

For a week, the RC Polo will be the epicenter of veteran hockey with a competition that values ​​the culture of effort and love for sport regardless of age.

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