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JWGC2015 winners



Club class

1. Tom Arscott (GBR) 9155pts
2. Philipp Schulz (DEU) 9132pts
3. Sam Roddie (GBR) 8975pts



Standard class

1. Matthew Scutter (AUS) 9070pts
2. Robin Smit (NED) 8815pts
3. Sebastian Nägel (DEU) 8701pts

  JWGC German Team S Young

Team Competition Winners
Germany with team captain Karsten Leuker

Poland Second
Great Britain Third


JWGC2015 Closing Ceremony

After a sunny and cheerful medal and tropphy presentation the 9th JWGC was officially closed by Max Stevens. The FAI flag handed over to Karolis Mikalauskas the captain of the Lithuanian team where the 10th JWGC will be held.

The End

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Day 11, Last competition day

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Junior World Gliding Champions Matthew Scutter - Standard Class and Tom Asrcott - Club Class

Club class: Tom Arcsott from Britain needed to perform strongly today and he did, coming in second to take the championship position back from German Phillip Schulz.


Standard class: Australian Matthew Scutter finished in 22nd place on the day but maintained his commanding lead of the field to win the Standard Class Championship by 255 points.

Matt Scutter retains lead after nervous end to difficult day

The weather and task briefing at JWGC2015 Day 10 was optimistic. However, task setter Paul Matthews’ first comment to me as we met in the club for breakfast was “The weather looks whacky today”.

Day 10, Lots of outlandings

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Day 9, Another record day

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Robin Smit and Ronald Deerenberg win day at 158kph

Robin Smit and Ronald Deerenberg from the Netherlands are the Standard Class joint winners of Day 9 with a lightning speed of 158kph over the point to point task distance of 631.46km. The two team members displayed incredible focus and discipline to muscle leader Matthew Scutter into third place on a classic Narromine day.

Matthew Scutter dominates Day 9 JWGC 2015

The weather forecast at the beginning of the day showed highly unstable post trough conditions. Briefing was delayed by 45 minutes and it was uncertain if any tasks would be set at all. The tension was relieved when task sheets became available during the delayed briefing.

Day 8, Beautiful sky

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8 Dec, Resting day
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Day 7, Late landings and international evening

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Dramatic finish to Day 7 JWGC2015

Dylan Lampard from Australia, flying in his first JWGC, won the day in Standard Classd flying an LS8 with a speed of 104.56 km over 541.31 km.

Record Day for Junior World Gliding at JWGC2015

Mateusz Siodloczek from Poland just beat Joris Vainius from Lithuania to take first place in Standard Class on a record breaking day at JWGC2015. Climbs to over 13,000 ft above ground level were achieved under scattered cumulus.

Day 6, Record day in JWGC history?
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