Results 2016

2016 IFCS Opening CeremonyDay 1

After the parade of flags and a brief opening ceremony, the first of two Biathlon classes opened the IFCS World Agility Championships. Team USA leads after the first round in the 30cm and 40cm height classes. Andy Mueller led off the class and holds a 1.39 second lead over 2nd place Russian team member Elena Grishina. Italy is in 3rd, just over 2 seconds out of 1st in the 30cm class.
 
Marcy Mantel holds a 1.19 second lead over Italian contender Alberto Marmo, with a Dutch competitor in 3rd, just over 2 seconds out of 1st in the 40cm class.  Team USA also holds 6th and 7th positions, with Karen Massey and Mike Padgett just over 4 seconds out of 1st.   
 
Top contenders in the 55cm class are Canadian Shauna Oliver, Jaako Suoknuuti of Finland, and Maria Metelkova of Russia, in 1st, 2nd, and 3rd places, respectively. All are within 1.06 seconds of each other. 
 
In the 65cm class British competitor Lauren Langman holds a fractional lead over Finnish competitor Janita Leinonen and Russian competitor Svetlana Tumanova. Team USA member Jamie Herren follows in 13th position, just over 3 seconds out of 1st in a hotly contested class.
 

Day 2

Day 2 of the IFCS World Agility Championships features Individual Snooker, the first of the Individual All-Around classes, and the national team Triathlon Jumping class.
 
The Russian team dominated capturing 8 of 12 medals awarded in the Snooker class, with Canada, Italy and The Netherlands taking the other four. 
Andy Mueller and Crackers

 

Day 3 of the IFCS World Agility Championships featured Individual Agility and Jumping, the second and third classes in competition for individual discipline honors and the Individual All-Around awards.

 
Andy Mueller was the lone Team USA medalist, taking the gold medal in the 30cm class of the Individual Standard Agility class and the silver medal in the 30cm class of the Individual Jumping class.  The other positions were dominated by the Russians, taking a disproportionate share of the medals.
 
The standing in the All Around look hopeful for some Team USA members, with the standings as listed below heading into Saturday’s final round-the Gamblers class.
 
 
 

30cm Class

Rank

Country

Call Name Handler

Score

1

RUS

Belka Evgenia Grishina

178.50

2

USA

Crackers Andy Mueller

177.30

3

RUS

Topaz Svetlana Tumanova

167.22

4

CHE

Mousse D. Ghiringhelli

165.55

5

USA

Sonic Linda Womer

160.78

6

CAN

Quasi(modo) C. Sanders

158.93

7

GBR

Kyto Dave Russell

158.92

8

CAN

Milly Maya Celuch

156.13

9

CAN

Slice Anneli Hilton

141.89

10

USA

Chiquita L. Joy Mercier

140.88

40cm Class

Rank

Country

Call Name Handler

Score

1

RUS

Risk Olga Druzhinina

178.21

2

JPN

Kool Nobuko Akiiki

165.47

3

ITA

Sofia W. Picotti

162.84

4

ITA

Luna L. Criscitelli

161.44

5

USA

Elsie Mike Padgett

158.64

6

NLD

Jens Peter Smit

156.44

7

USA

Bella K. Beattie Mass

154.38

8

NLD

Zyzo Mariën Balt

153.38

9

RUS

Ponka Anna Ivanova

153.20

10

UKR

Brend D. Skrypytsia

146.66

55cm Class

Rank

Country

Call Name Handler

Score

1

RUS

Dream of My … S. Kurochkin

184.19

2

RUS

Vi Excellent Elena Kochetova

179.76

3

CAN

Tylt Teri O’Neill

177.78

4

NLD

Twiggy Marieke Timmer

168.23

5

JPN

Yamame K. Kashimoto

167.45

6

CAN

Jet Tara Labelle

161.89

7

ITA

Milu’ A. Sabbatini

158.94

8

ITA

Kendra Maya C. Alisonno

153.47

9

RUS

Magic Batter… M. Metel’kova

150.01

10

BEL

Xena Melissa Heyse

149.68

65cm Class

Rank

Country

Call Name Handler

Score

1

RUS

Agent Black Daria Smirnova

182.91

2

JPN

Soledea Miki Miura

171.40

3

ITA

The Show Mus& C. Oggioni

165.55

4

CAN

Zappa Sylvie Fefer

162.50

5

USA

Zip Jamie Herren

161.83

6

UKR

Pradas House O. Ivashenko

161.06

7

CAN

Crash Andre Landry

159.29

8

RUS

Gallant Vedi& S. Kurochkin

158.67

9

GBR

Tif Angela Williams

152.59

10

BEL

Simba M. Verhaege

150.05

IFCS Overall Medal Standings 

Country
Gold
Silver
Bronze
Total
 Russia
8
5
8
21
 Canada
2
1
2
5
 Italy
1
4
0
5
 Netherlands
0
0
2
2
 USA
1
1
0
2
 UK
0
1
0
1

Classes included in the medal counts:

  • Snooker (Individual All-Around)
  • Standard(Individual All-Around)
  • Jumpers (Individual All-Around)

Day 4

Day 4 of the IFCS World Agility Championships featured Individual Gamblers class, the fourth and final class in the Individual All-Around competition and the Team Triathlon Standard Agility class, 2nd in the series.

IFCS Overall Medal Standings

 
Country
Gold
Silver
Bronze
Total
Russia
14
9
14
37
Canada
4
2
3
9
Italy
1
4
0
5
USA
1
3
1
5
Netherlands
0
0
2
2
Japan
0
1
0
1
UK
0
1
0
1

Classes included in the medal counts:

  • Individual Snooker
  • Individual Standard
  • Individual Jumpers
  • Individual Gamblers
  • Individual All-Around
 

Day 5

Day 5 of the 2016 IFCS World Agility Championships featured the Biathlon Standard Agility class and the national team Triathlon Relay class. Team USA gave it their best but came up short to a dominant Russian team. 

IFCS Overall Medal Standings

Country
Gold
Silver
Bronze
Total
Russia
18
11
17
46
Canada
4
2
3
9
Italy
1
5
1
7
USA
1
3
1
5
Netherlands
0
1
2
3
UK
0
1
1
2
Belgium
0
1
0
1
Finland
1
0
0
1
Japan
0
1
0
1
 
 
The final award ceremony included recognition of the judges and volunteers, as well as the more than 200 competitors from 16 countries.  Congratulations to all medalists!  Thank You to Team USA!