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Welsh Open F3F

17 - 19 Sept 2010


Mark Abbotts waits to launch

Eleven rounds, and a new world record!

After the disappointments of recent years due to poor conditions, 2010 was to be the year that it all came together for the Welsh Open, and for the 49 competitors who attended.

The result was a win for John Phillips, with Simon Thornton a very close runner up. Iñaki Elizondo set the fastest time of 29.37 - a new unofficial world record.

My thanks to Kevin, Andrzej and all who helped run the event, to Ian Mason & SlopeRacer for organising the fantastic raffle prizes (the proceeds of £1300 are to be donated to the Southmead Hospital Neonatal Unit). Finally, to Vic Eldridge for arranging another fine banquet.

Top 10

1 John Phillips 9095.36
2 Simon Thornton 9047.92
3 Joel West 8779.28
4 Gerardo Plaza 8735.86
5 Mark Redsell 8694.69
6 Dag Skoglund 8626.71
7 Peter Gunning 8616.64
8 Kevin Newton 8585.47
9 Keith Wood 8513.46
10 Bjorn Tore Hagen 8485.42

Top 3 teams

1 Team GBU Simon Thornton Kevin Newton Martin Newnham 25800.58
2 Mickey's Massive Joel West Peter Gunning Stefan bertschi 25258.32
3 Dragon Slayers Mark Redsell Mike Evans Paul Garnett 25039.07

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Full results on Kevin's blog