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Battle of the Atlantic XIII
The Battle of the
Atlantic XIII turned into the Randy Bayers show. After
winning both his Championship matches 3 -0 he went on to win
4 classes. He only lost 1 match all day. Randy is the
Champion of both Middleweight classes and the #1 contender
for both heavyweight classes
In other Championship matchups Champion Mark MacPhail and
Challenger Shawn Ross went into a great hook battle over 5
matches. The final and deciding match came down to a foul
each and starting in the Referee Grip where MacPhail came
out on top.
In the Lightweight division Champion Rejean Allain had to
forfeit his belt so Ryan Purdy and Will Sarty faced off with
Purdy smashing his way to victory. In the left hand Sarty
held on tight stopping Purdy's top roll and keeping his belt
with a 3-1 victory.
The Canadian Armwrestling
Federation is making many changes to the 2014 National Championships
being held in Charlottetown, PEI.
Weight classes in all divisions have been reduced. Please check to make sure
you know what class you are competing in. e open classes on Sunday will now be triple-elimination.
Elbow "bumps" will now be allowed in the neutral position.
For results of the
voting check this link.
Battle of the Atlantic XII
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.
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