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Want to know all the World, World championship and Bressuire records at a glance?

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Want to see what the 12 throwers in competition for the IHGF Worlds  look like?

A slideshow for the twelve champions

Want to discover their portrait, their personnal bests and their achievements?

Just have a look at this homemade slideshow first ...

...and, then, discover the twelve champions in alphabetical order from B for BOUMA to W for WENTA:

Peter Karst BOUMA from Holland, Matt DOCHERTY from Canada, Robert FAZEKAS from Hungary, Jona Mac FARLANE from New Zealand, Dan Mac KIM from the USA, Sinclair PATIENCE from Scotland, Scott RIDER from England, Craig SINCLAIR from Scotland, Jimmy VAN DE WALLE from Belgium, Matt VINCENT from the USA, Lucasz WENTA and his brother Sebastian WENTA from Poland.

12 portraits from B for BOUMA to W for WENTA

Want to discover their portraits, their personnal bests and their achievements?

The blog gives you all the information you need not from A to Z but from B for BOUMA to W for WENTA

Now,enjoy the IHGF Worlds in Bressuire

Pieter Karts BOUMABOUMA Pieter Karst, Holland
Age: 32
Height: 1.96
Weight: 116 kg

Essential victories or titles:

2010-2014: Dutch champion for the last 5 years

2011: European amateur champion in Hungary

2013: 2rd World amateur champion in Germany

2014: World amateur champion in Norway

 
Personnal bests: (thrown in the Netherlands)

Open stone                       48' 28"            15,02m

Braemar:                          38' 32"            11,68m
 
56 Weight for distance      42' 65"            13,00m
 
28 Weight for distance      84' 61"            25,79m
 
22 hammer                       103'41"             31,52m
 
16 hammer                       129' 88"            39,59m
 
Weight for height              16'' 73"             5,10m

 

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DOHERTY MattMatt DOHERTY, Canada

6’1" for 235 lbs
30 years old
Born: Cowansville, Quebec


Highland Games personnal bests

Open Stone – 56'6" 17lb, 50’11” 20lb Canadian Record

Braemar Stone - 22 lb 43'10” Canadian Record

Light Weight For Distance – 89’3”

Heavy Weight For Distance – 44’7.5”

Light Hammer – 146’6” Canadian Record

Heavy Hammer – 119'10.5” Canadian Record

Weight Over Bar – 17’2”

Essential victories or titles

-2013, 2014 CSAF Canadian Heavy Events Champion

-2014 Victoria International HG Champion

-5th, 2013, 2014 World Championships

-3rd at 2009 IHGF world team championships

-4th at 2010, 2013 IHGF world team championships

-2010 Canadian Track and Field National Champion-hammer throw

 

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FAZEKAS RobertRobert FAZEKAS, Hungary

39 years old

1,90 m

116 kilos

His achievements

2002: Discus European champion

2003: Vice World champion in Paris

2004: disqualified after his gold medal at the Olympics in Athens

2008: Finished eighth at the Olympic Games in Beijing

2010: Bronze medal at the European Championship in Barcelona

2013:Highland Games amateur World champion

 

Highland games: His personnal bests

Open stone:              13,70m        44'94

Braemar  stone:         11,40m        37'40

LWFD:                      26,06m        87'27

HWFD:                     11,80m         38'71
Light hammer:            38,89m      127'59

Heavy hammer:          28,81m        94'52

Weight over the bar:   4,90m          16'07
HAVE MORE ON Robert FAZEKAS

jet0001_23Jono MacFARLANE, New Zealand

  • Age: 27
  • Size: 6'5/1.95m
  • Weight: 145kg/320lbs

Jono's essential victories or titles:

Highland Games: New Zealand Highland Games Champion 2014 and 2015

Strongman: New Zealand Strongest Man 2007. 2nd in Oceania Strongest man 2009.

Shot Put, Powerlifting, Olympic Weightlifting: New Zealand Junior Champion i

 

His Personnal bests:

Open stone: 51'1

20lb Braemar: 42'11 (in training)

28 Weight for distance: 73'2

56 Weight for distance: 38'7

16 hammer: 119'8" bladeless

22 hammer: 93' bladeless

Weight for height: 16'

 

HAVE MORE ON Jono MacFARLANE

 

ALL THE OFFICIAL PROFESSIONAL WORLD RECORDS

Source: IHGF

16lbs Open Stone

21lbs Braemar St.

28 WFD

56 WFD

16 Hammer

22 Hammer

56 WOB

63'1

50'6

95'10

49'10

157'7.1/4

132'10.1/4

19'1

Brian OLDFIELD, USA

P. GUDMUNDSON, Iceland

Gregor EDMUNDS, Scotland

Eric FRASURE, USA

Dan Mc KIM, USA

Dan Mc kIM, USA

Mike ZOLKIEWITZ

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1997

2011

2008

2014

2014

2013

Campbell, Ca USA

Fredericksburg,USA

Markinch, Scotland

Portland, Or USA

Utah Games, USA

Utah Games, USA

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Dan Mac KIM, U.S.A.

Essential victories or titles:


2011 & 2013: World Champion

2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 US National Champion

2010, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 US Open Invitational Champion (Pleasanton, CA)

2010 IHGF Word Caber Champion

2012 & 20123 IHGF World Team Champion


Personnal bests:

Open stone: 56'7"

Braemar: 43'9"

28 Weight for distance: 94'9.25" (North American Record)

56 Weight for distance: 47'5"

16 hammer: 157'7.25" (World Record)

22 hammer: 132'2.75" (World Record)

Weight for height: 18'

 

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PATIENCE SinclairSinclair PATIENCE

Age - 27
Height - 6ft 1"
Weight - 275lb
Hometown - Inverness (Highlands of Scotland)
Job - Coach Development Manager for Scottish Rugby
Previous sports - Age grade Scottish Champion in Shot Put and Discus
Semi-pro rugby player with Premier 1 Scottish side Edinburgh Academicals (played prop forward)
 
Highland Games  Accomplishments
 
2009 - World Amateur Highland Games Champion - Minnesotta USA
2010 - Junior Scottish Glenfiddich Champion
2011 - First Pro Highland Games season
2012 - Represented Team Scotland at World Team Championships (Pleasanton)
2013 - First Equal with Craig Sinclair in Scottish Native Championship / Represented Scotland at World Team Championships (Antigonish)
2014 - Represented Scotland at the Webster World Championships
 

His Personal Bests

Stone - 54ft 4
Braemar - 41ft
Light weight - 84ft
Heavy weight - 43ft
Light hammer - 134ft
Heavy Hammer - 112ft
Weight for height - 15ft
HAVE MORE ON Sinclair PATIENCE
 
 

RIDER ScottScott RIDER, England

37 years old

6'2'' (1m87)

116 kilos
 
Job: Teacher of physical education

Previous sports:

Bobsleigh: 2002 Winter Olympics

Shot put: 3x Commonwealth Games and 2014 British Champion

His personnal Bests

Open              61' 5''
Braemar          42'
LWFD             91'8''
HWFD            43'10''
16lb Hammer  139'5''
22lb Hammer  112'
WFH              16' 1''
HAVE MORE ON Scott RIDER

66952917Craig SINCLAIR, Scotland

Age:29

Height 6'4"

Weight: 22 stone

 

Essential victories:

Glenfiddich champion 2014

Scottish Champion 2013

Inaugural Scottish Native Champion 2013

3 times Glenfiddich junior champion

His personnal bests:

Open stone                     53'1"

Braemar:                        34'4"

28 Weight for distance      86'8"

56 Weight for distance      44'7"

16 hammer                    142'6"

22 hammer                    122'

weight for height             16'
HAVE MORE ON Craig SINCLAIR
ALL THE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS' RECORDS
         

16Ibs Open Stone         60'4"           Matt VINCENT           2011      Loon Mt, NH USA

21Ibs Braemar Stone     50'6            Peter GUDMUNDSON    1997     Fredericksburg, Va USA

28 WFD                       92'8            Francis BREBNER        1997     Kilmarnock, Scotland

56 WFD                       47'7""5        Ryan VIERRA             2002     Pleasanton, Ca USA

16 Hammer                  150'9           Ryan VIERRA            1997     Fredericksburg, Va USA

22 Hammer                  123'8''5        Dan Mc KIM              2013     Dana Point, Ca USA

56 WOB                        18'4           Wout ZILJSTRA         1998     Oulu, Finland

Van de Walle bouchon 2Jimmy VAN DE WALLE, Belgium

1m90 6ft23

125k 275 Ibs

36 years old.

His  best achievements:

Belgian champion in 2009,2010,2011,2012 and 2014

European amateur champion 2013 in Bressuire

2nd place World amateur champion 2013 in Germany

2nd place World amateur champion 2014 in Norway.

His personnal bests:

Open stone:      15.45m          50'8

Braemar :         12.10            39'8

Light weight :   23.42m         76'10

Heavy weight : 11.22m         36'9

Light hammer:   39.59m       129'10

Heavy hammer :33.95m        111'4

Wob :               4.50m         14'91m90 6ft23
HAVE MORE ON Jimmy Van de WALLE

VINCENT MattMatt VINCENT, U.S.A.

2011:
1st place at IHGF Amateur World Championships
#1 ranked amateur highland games athlete for two years
2nd Place at IHGF Pro world championships
2012:
1st place at U.S. Open Championships in Chicago IL
#1 Ranked Professional for 2012 NASGA Ranking
IHGF Professional WORLD CHAMPION 2012
2013:
1st Place at inaugural Arnold Classic Highland Games in Columbus OH
1st place U.S. Open Championship in Chicago IL
2nd Place IGHF Professional World championships Dana Point CA
2nd Place Heavy Events World Championships at Loon Mtn, NH
2014:
1st Place World Heavy Events Championship in Dumfermline, Scotland
1st Place Celtic Classic (US CHampionship) in Bethlehm, PA
1st Place North American Championships in Enumclaw, WA

His Highland games best throws:

OpenStone: 63’1” 2012 tied world record

Braemar: 45’ 6.5” 2012

28 weight for distance:  94’2” North American Record  2012

56 weight for distance:  48’2”  2012

16hammer: 142’ 2014

22 hammer: 116’ 9” 2012

56 for height: 17’10” 2011  standing

 

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lucas-wenta-markinch12_lgLukasz WENTA, Poland

  • age 36
  • Poland
  • 125 kilos
  • 1m98

Essential victories or titles:

1st place in the caber-tossing world championships Inveraray in 2012
3rd world championships in 56lb Over the bar California
2nd place in the world team championship in California,
7th place in the junior shot putt world championships in in Annecy, 1998,
6th in the European Championships in the shot putt in Amsterdam in 2001.
2nd place in the Highlander European championships in Scotland in 2014.

 

Personnal bests:

Open stone:19m20                        63'

Braemar:14m17                            46'628

Weight for distance:25m91             85'

56 Weight for distance:12m09         39' 8

16 hammer:41m30                      135' 6

22 hammer:34m56                      113' 5

weight for height:5m18                  17'

 

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wanta seb wobSebastian WENTA, Poland

40 years old
6,6 for Ibs 330

His victories

Vice World Strongest Man 2007
3 times caber-toss World champion
Strongmen: 4 times world champion
Highlander: 4 times world champion


Highland Games: His personnal bests


Open stone 61.10

Braemar: 48.8

28 Weight for distance 95.4

56 Weight for distance 46.6

16 hammer 139.4

22 hammer 115.9

weight over bar 17.6

 

HAVE MORE ON Sebastian WENTA

 

Now, you know all the champions and all the records to break.

Just one more to finish: the Bressuire records.

And mind my words!

For most of them, it will be an old story after the IHGF Worlds.....

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ALL THE  RECORDS IN BRESSUIRE

16Ibs Open Stone       57'5   Scott RIDER, England          2010

21Ibs Braemar stone    44'2    Seb WENTA, Poland           2013

28 WFD                     85'10   Larry BROCK, USA             2010

56 WFD                     46'9    Larry BROCK, USA              2010         

16 Hammer               138'6   Larry BROCK, USA               2010

22 Hammer               117'     Bruce AITKEN, Scotland       2007  

56 WOB                    16'6     Sean BETZ, USA                2010

 

All the records at a glance: Records_29_03_2015