Roll of Honour: UK Masters 2017

An ongoing record and celebration of Masters achievements in CrossFit competitions in 2017.

If you have any results to add, please let us know.

We’ve put the big one at the top! All other competitions are ordered by month (with the latest at the top). We’ve mostly gone for top 3 places to keep it manageable.


CrossFit® Open

What to include? In the end we decided to include anyone who made the AGOQ: 59 UK Masters. Here they are in order of final place (as of 08/05/2017) on the AGOQ leaderboard.

In the end, this included at least the top three Open finishers in the UK in each category (except 60+ where the top two in  the UK made the top 200 in the World).

Age Group Online Qualifiers

Age Group Name Open Qualifiers
35-39 Women Sam Briggs 1 1
50-54 Men Patrick Murray 37 9
45-49 Women Cathy Wilson 33 14
55-59 Men Len Dandridge 21 16
40-44 Women Ali Crawford 12 21
50-54 Women Maz Glover 24 24
45-49 Men Scott Jenkins 45 33
35-39 Women Alexis Rufus 40 36
60+ Women Ann Goodwin 50 40
45-49 Women Zoe Stewart 53 42
50-54 Women Clare Muir 62 50
35-39 Men Liam Holborn 19 50
60+ Men Woody Woodall 43 50
50-54 Women Mandy Dean 43 55
40-44 Women Emma Leigh 52 62
50-54 Women Jo McManus 60 62
40-44 Women Alexandra Ola 96 66
35-39 Women Kelly Friel 103 66
50-54 Men Tim Whittacker 115 66
60+ Women Julie Forrester 54 67
40-44 Men Rob Walker 43 73
35-39 Men Spencer Whiteley 70 77
35-39 Women Lisa Curran 107 78
55-59 Women Menna Morgan 72 81
35-39 Men Richard Spence 103 84
50-54 Women Karina Heggan 184 88
55-59 Women Rose Waterworth 127 97
45-49 Women Dawn Ratchford 145 97
35-39 Men Craig Punton 105 97
40-44 Men David Palfreman 102 98
55-59 Women Karen Simmonds 84 103
50-54 Women Bronwen Arthur 73 107
35-39 Men David Long 71 108
35-39 Men Robert Lawson 168 110
55-59 Men Colm McCoy 96 113
45-49 Men Andy Collings 121 114
50-54 Men Raymond Orr 181 117
40-44 Women Lianne Thomas 95 123
40-44 Women Katie Latham 94 126
55-59 Men Del Kyme 108 126
55-59 Women Christine Moore 159 127
50-54 Women Jane Fox 187 128
45-49 Men Aaron Williams 149 134
45-49 Women Justine Howlett 118 137
35-39 Women Helen Hak 199 140
35-39 Women Laura Prosser 170 152
40-44 Women Carol Lord 165 153
50-54 Men Harry Mountain 146 156
45-49 Women Martina Ashton 117 157
40-44 Men James Bish 161 158
50-54 Men David Maunder 155 159
45-49 Women Lisa Peart 137 161
50-54 Men Gareth Astley 72 162
55-59 Women Linda Cunningham 105 168
40-44 Men Spencer Gardner 171 175
60+ Men Ivor Neill 140 181
35-39 Men Matt Williams 142 186
40-44 Men Simon Ensor 147 189
40-44 Men Daniel Winney 151 192
45-49 Women Mary Ballantyne 192 199

Upcoming

17th June Welsh Masters Throwdown

29th – 30th July Celtic Games

29th & 30th July Pound for Pound Finals

12th August Masterclasses Grand Final

10th September Scale the Heights Grand Final

16/17th September Coalition Games

Saturday 16th Sept – Form Leeds Masters Same Sex Pairs

14th / 15th October Rainhill Masters Trials


Scale the Heights Semi-Finals (South)– 24th & 25th June

4 Masters from each semi progress to the Final at the Rush Skate Park as follows:

Semi-Final – South (Saturday)

Male

1. Dan Jones 2. Bill Kingston 2. Paul Harrison 4. Andrew Quinlan

Female

1. Rhiannon Halford 2. Elif Joy 3.Caroline Smialek

Semi-Final – South (Sunday)

Male

1. Neil Tulip 2. Jim Southey 2. Rob Crowley 3. Garry Taylor

Female

1. Annemarie Botha 2. Sara Southey 3. Louise Wymer 4. Kathy Thompson

16/17/18 June: The French Throwdown

full leaderboard

Our default is to list the top 3 places in competitions, but as the French Throwdown is one of the most prestigious comps in Europe we’re listing anyone who finished in the top ten.

Masters 35-39
1. Alexis Rufus
Masters 40-44
1. Tunde Okunniwa

2. Rob Walker

7. Scott Healey

8. Lee Phillips

1. Ali Crawford

9. Carol Walker

Masters 45-49
2. Andy Collings

3. Justine Howlett

Scale the Heights Semi-Finals (North)– 17th & 18th June

4 Masters from each semi progress to the Final at the Rush Skate Park as follows:

Semi-Final – North (Saturday)

Male

1. Stevo Jeffries 2. Andy Byron 2. Neil Cartwright 4.Kevin Copeland

Female

1. Mel Howard 2. Bronwen Arthur 2.Marisa Spiteri 4. Helen Grimster

Semi-Final – North (Sunday)

Male

1. Simon Good 2. Matt Peterson 3. Tom Dolly 3. Gary Kitching

Female

1. Jill McIntyre 2. Mary Demir-Wong 3. Sonja Graham 4. Dorcas Haslam

10th & 11th June: Raising the Bar

Full leaderboard

40-44

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45-49

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50-54

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55-59

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60+

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3rd June

The Castle Games

Masters contested two categories – Masters 35-44:

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and Veterans 44+:

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May

28th May Roma Throwdown

UK athletes made the podium in the 40-44 age category.

Full leaderboards

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20th May Coastal Clash Masters competition

Portrush, Northern Ireland: https://www.facebook.com/The-Coastal-Clash-841852755908760/

Male age category winners
35-39 Tom Dunphy
40-44 Kieron Doherty
44-49 Gary Ingram
50+. Raymond Orr

Tom Dunphy missing from the pic

Female age category winners
35-39 -Rebekah Thompson
40-44 – Lisa Martin
45-49 – Christine McCann
50+. – Pamela Surgeoner

BodyPower Games (13th may)

full leaderboards

Masters 35+

 

Masters 40+

 

European Masters Throwdown

full leaderboard

In the 35+ Category male: 2nd place – Martin (Vic) Reeve

In the 55+ Category female: 1st place – Rose Waterworth, 2nd Karen Simmonds

In the 55+ Category male: 2nd place – Len Dandridge

Rainhill Trials

No Masters category at the April event, but that didn’t stop some Masters throwing down in the Open Categories (including the prestigious Rocket and Kennedy categories)! These are the Masters we spotted throwing down*:

Female: RocketRhian Pearson (finalist), Perie Cordner, Dawn Ratchford / Wood: Jill McIntyre

Male: Rocket: Andy Byron / Kennedy: Steven Garner, Rob Crowley, Gary Stephenson.


April

Battle of Britain Throwdown (full leaderboards)

Category: Masters 40+ Individuals

 

Athens Throwdown

full leaderboard

UK Master Alexandra Ola had a successful trip abroad to the Athens Throwdown making the podium (2nd place) for Masters Women 40-44. There were also a few 4th places!

Proving Grounds

Masters Pairs
1st: Special K (Clyde Coast CrossFit)*
2nd place: Dark and Stormy (Claymore CrossFit)
3rd: Andy’snotgoodenough (Crossfit forth Valley/CrossFit Glasgow)

*Kim Lole was in the winning team (with Kevin Wesson) making it two podiums in two days!

CrossFit Leyland Competition (Masters 40+)

Awaiting results


March

The Glacier Games – The Thaw

full leaderboard

Kate Callender and Steven Garner took the top prize in the Masters Pairs competition yesterday (over 80 combined). Congratulations to them. The final leaderboard looked like this:


February

Wild West Winter Slam 25/26 February

full scoreboard

In the Masters’ divisions the following teams topped the leaderboards:
Female Masters
 (1) Masters of Mayhem* (2) Jolliest Sailors (Jolly Sailor CrossFit) (3) The Southey Way

*Justine Howlett / Jo McManus / Perie Cordner

Male Masters (1) Bull Masters (Crossfit Bull, Hereford) (2) KSH Masters (3) Welsh Warriors

British Masters Weightlifting Championships

Kelly Friel conquered all to become the  British Masters Champion in her first weightlifting competition (age group 40-44 at 75kg).

Great Britain Powerlifting Masters Classic

At the Great Britain Powerlifting Masters classic, Iain McAllister won his event (232.5kg deadlift)


January

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