Congratulations to Canada’s Peter Garrett and Tim Watts for capturing Gold and Silver respectively at this year’s World 3D championships in Austria.
Peter Garrett participating in the men’s instinctive class was 14th after the qualifications rounds, 37 points out of first. After the the first round of eliminations he managed to move into 7th place and finally into first after the second round of elminiations. In the finals Peter first faced off against second ranking Peter Nahoczki of Hungary winning 37 – 31 to move to the Gold medal match to face number one ranked Alexander Parschisek of the host country Austria. Peter outduelled Alexander 26-21 to capture the Gold for Canada.
Tim Watts participating in the compound men class was 9th after the qualifications rounds, only 9 points out of first. Tim moved to 8th after the first round of eliminiations and was fourth after round two. Tim first defeated 7th ranked Christofer Herfindal of Sweden 38-35 to move the Gold medal match to face Herwig Haunschmid of host country Austria. Although it was close match at 41-39 the Austrian captured the Gold with Tim bringing home the Silver.
Congratulations to the entire Canadian team.