British Grip Championships – 8th February 2020

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Best Lifter Awards:

Best Junior Lifter: Mollie Redfern Smith

Best Female Lifter: Karen Gardner

Best Open Lifter: Callum Crozier

Best Masters Lifter: PeteTryner

Overall Champion of Champions Rankings:     

1st Pete Tryner                  2nd Callum Crozier            3rd Matt Jones

A few Words on the event:  

Wow, where to start? what a great day at the Grip Championships to kick off IAWA (UK)s 2020 Season……16 lifters on the platform and all were  outstanding, huge congratulations to Mollie Redfern Smith, Karen Gardner, Matt Wells, Ray Dews, Gary Ell, Paul Hallam, Pete Tryner, Steve Gardner, Josh Davidson, Gary Redfern Smith, Graham Alway, Mark Haydock, Matt Jones, and a big warm welcome to our three new lifters to IAWA(UK) today, first time on an IAWA platform: Mike Leadbetter, Luke Ridpath and Callum Crozier! Well done lads and what a range of Talent!

A special well done to the overall best lifters: Mollie, Karen, Callum and Pete….. and to the top three in the overall Champion of Champions Rankings:  Pete Tryner, Callum Crozier and Matt Jones.

A heartfelt thanks to all the loaders and officials, and our Drug Testing Officer: Gary Ell, carried out drug testing during the event. Steve Gardner announced and refereed along with refs: Karen Gardner, Mark Haydock (Promoter) and Gary Ell. The loading was done superbly by Matt Wells, Pete Tryner, Paul Hallam, Matt Jones, Josh Davidson and others! Well done again to Mark Haydock and his support team for putting on a great event…..Another Great Day for IAWA(UK)