IWWF World Wakeboard Championships ::: Competition Day 6

IWWF World Wakeboard Championships Buenos Aires, Argentina (18-24/03/2018)
24th. March 2018 –  Competition Day 6

The final day of competition commenced with the Junior Women’s Final at Puerto Escobar in Buenos Aires, Argentina.  Australia’s Zahra Kell won the Gold medal, followed by Italy’s Julia Molinari and Alice Virag

The Junior Men saw the first ever Dum-Dum 540 landed in competition, behind the Centurion Ri23 (https://centurionboats.com/boats/ri237/), by Ulf Ditsch (ARG) who won the Silver medal.  Great Britain’s Luca Kidd won the Gold medal and Same Brown from Australia won the Bronze.

Former IWWF World Cup riders Marcello Giardi (BRA) and Alejo De Palma (ARG) battled it out with 2009 IWWF Open Men’s Champion Adam Fields from the USA in the Masters Men’s final. With strong local support, Alejo De Palma performed to the best of his abilities to win Argentina’s first IWWF Wakeboard World Championships Gold Medal with Adam Fields taking the Silver medal and Marcello Giardi the Bronze medal

In the Open Women’s final, Rebecca Gange (AUS) made an emotional come back to international competition after a lengthy absence due to injury to win the Gold medal, edging out Silver medalist Dallas Friday (USA) and Bronze medalist Chiara Virag (ITA).

The heavy hitters in Open Men brought the IWWF Word Wakeboard Championships to a close with Cory Teunissen  (AUS) landing a 1080 and grabbed doublé half cab roll to win his first Gold medal at an IWWF World Championships.  Defending Open Men’s Champion Massimiliano Piffaretti (ITA) had to settle for a Silver medal followed by Nic Rapa (AUS) winning the Bronze.

Team Australia, with 4 individual gold medals, won the team overall Gold medal by only 5 points, edging out defending champions Team Italy with 2 individual gold medals. The host country Argentina, with one individual gold medal, won its very first IWWF World Championships team overall medal with a Bronze.

Final Results:

http://www.iwwfed-ea.org/competition.php?cc=W-18ARG01&page=TimeTable

Live Stream link:

http://iwwfed.com/calendar/world-championships/wakeboard-2018

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