2015 highland 2 115Without winning a single event, the American Matt VINCENT is leading the IHGF Worlds in Bressuire.

He has got his 12 points after finishing second at the open stone and at the heavy weight. He finished third at the hammer and fifth at the caber

Dan Mac KIM is second with 14 points after the first day of competition and Scott RIDER is third with 15 points.

After 4 events:

1- Matt VINCENT, USA 12 points

2- Dan Mac KIM, USA 14 points

3- Scott RIDER, England, 15 points

4- Lucasz WENTA, Poland, 19 points

5- Matt DOHERTY, Canada 19 points

6- Sebastian WENTA, Poland, 21 points

7- Craig SINCLAIR, Scotland 22 points

8-Sinclair PATIENCE,Scotland 27 points

9- Pieter-Karst BOUMA, Holland 33 points

10- Jimmy VAN DE WALLE, Belgium 39 points

11- Jono Mac FARLANE, New Zealand, 45 points

12- Robert FAZEKAS, Hungary 46 points

2015 highland 2 106Four events, three winners

Scott RIDER (in the middle) won the open stone and the caber.

Dan Mac KIM (on the right) won the heavy weight for distance but the surprise of the day is Craig SINCLAIR's victory at the light Hammer.

This is a fantastic achievement for him when we know that he did better than Dan Mc KIM, the World record holder.

His throw (43.61 m) is a new record in Bressuire.

Congratulations,Craig!

Enthousiastic spectators:

2015 highland 2 090

2015 highland 2 093Thousands gathered in Bressuire for the Games and, of course, the spectators were delighted by the show.

And after the first day, the throwers were also very pleased to sign autographs for their supporters.

2015 highland 2 118Stay tuned! There is much more to come on the blog.

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Alain CADU, speaker-blogger