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Battle of the Atlantic 12
Battle of the Atlantic 12 had it's ups and
downs along the way with a last minute venue change but turned into a great
event in the end. The tournament started out with a real barn burner when
Champion Rejean Allain and challenger Will Sarty put on quite the
armwrestling clinic with all the moves and counter moves in their thrilling
left and right Championship matches. However when it came to the triple
elimination Ryan Purdy cruised to victory in the Lightweight division.
In the Middleweight division Randy Bayers is showing no letting up in his
dominance of both right and left.
The Heavyweight division
had 11 right and 9 left and had several exciting matchups along the way.
Charlie McGeoghegan captured the Left hand Belt, while Mark MacPhail held
onto the right. In the triple elimination Shawn Ross cruised to victory in
the right and Jonathan Thompson top rolled his way to victory in the left.
The Ladies division was the biggest in 25 years with 7 women. Jessica King
returned to the sport after several years off and took a first and a second.
Angela Hall won the right and was second to Jessica in the left. The
ladies showed they could put on a show as well when newcomer Melissa
Louvelle and Paula O'Connell battled it out in a very exciting match.
Sarty Bronze at Worlds
Will Sarty was the only Canadian to hit the
podium in the last 2 days of competition, taking a Bronze in the 55kg right
hand class. He also took a 7th with his left arm.
In the Masters classes Sylvio Bourque took a Silver and Bronze in the 75kg
Grand Masters Left and Right hand classes respectively.
In the 110kg Masters class Wayde Graves of
Bedford. finished 13th with his left hand and 23 with his right hand.
A Busy August
With 4 competitions in August, arm wrestling is
getting lots of exposure in Nova Scotia. First up was the Annapolis Valley
Exhibition in Lawrencetown, followed the same day by the New Ross
Exhibition. Then there was the Aboriginal Games in Waygobah
which drew 98 competitors! Lastly there is the Digby Wharf Rat Rally on
Nova Scotia had a great showing at the 2013 Canadian
Armwrestling Championships in Timmins, Ontario. With 11 gold 7 Silver and 7
bronze, this was one of Nova Scotia's best ever finishes
Nova Scotia Results
Atlantic Canadian Championships
The 2013 Atlantic Canadian Championships
were a great success with 85 entries in total.
Although Nova Scotia won the team points handily, both New Brunswick and
Prince Edward Island showed up with small but very strong teams.
Jeremie Hachey of New Brunswick came back after some time off and showed
complete dominance with both arms.
The PEI team was lead by Charlie McGeoghegan but had plenty of strong
accompaniment from the MacDonald clan.
Nova Scotia's Randy Bayers keeps getting better with every passing
tournament and not only won his right and left hand classes but jumped up
into the next weight division for two more top 3 placings.
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