Gold for Country club at 560kg

Country, men's 560kg World Champions

Country, men’s 560kg World Champions

15 teams competed in the men’s 560kg competition which was run in two groups of six teams. The semi final line-up was Country Club v Nan Tou and Cockhill v Adabino. Country club and Adabino progress to the final in a repeat of the 2010 final from Perth. Country club were very strong and they went on to retain the gold medal with a straight end victory.

Men 560kg Results

Gold: Country Club, Northern Ireland

Silver: Adabino, Basque Country

Bronze: Nan Tou, Chinese Taipei

Fourth: Cockhill, Ireland

An Steel, ladies 540kg World Champions

An Steel, ladies 540kg World Champions

Nine teams competed in the ladies 540kg competition. The semi final pairings were An Steel v Disa Ladies and JingMei v Gaztedi. An Steel and JingMei progressed to the final. The final was a great contest between these arch rivals from Asia but it was the team from China who ran out winners.

Ladies 540kg Results

Gold: An Steel, China

Silver: JingMei, Chinese Taipei

Bronze: Gaztedi, Basque Country

Fourth: Disa Ladies, South Africa

All photos are available on our flickr page: http://www.flickr.com/photos/irishtugofwar/

See full results on TWIF website.

The championships will feature on Nuacht TG4 this evening  (Thursday) after 7pm.

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