**BRITISH MEDALLISTS AT THE WORLD ARMWRESTLING CHAMPIONSHIPS**

Researched by David Horne. Updated 5 Oct 2015

**British Gold medallists**

**Men**

2003 Canada - Steve Rogers – 55k L/H

2001 Italy - Neil Pickup – 85k R/H

1987 England - Clive Lloyd – 90k L/H

**Women**

2002 USA - Sue Owen – 65k R/H

2001 Poland - Sue Owen – 65k R/H

2000 Finland - Elaine Pickup – 65k R/H

1993 Canada - Dola Akanuma – 60k L/H

1992 Switzerland - Dola Akanuma – 60k R/H

1991 Israel - Sonia Ellis – 50k R/H

1988 Sweden - Dola Akanuma – 60k L/H

1987 England - Sarah Bedborough – 40k R/H

1987 England - Josephine Johnson – 80k R/H

1987 England - Mencielita Manning – 80k+ R/H

**Master's/Grandmaster's/Junior's**

2014 Lithuania - Paul Mitchell – 90k Grandmaster R/H

2014 Lithuania - Alan Greaves – 100k+ Grandmaster L/H

2013 Poland - Joanne Berberich – 70k Junior 21 R/H

2012 Brazil - Garry Rickett – 100k Master L/H

2012 Brazil - Alan Greaves – 100k+ Master L/H

2008 Canada - Peter Kirlew – 75k Senior Grandmaster R/H

2008 Canada - Peter Kirlew – 75k Senior Grandmaster L/H

2006 England - Clive Ferguson – 70k Master L/H

2006 England - Peter White – 90k+ Grandmaster R/H

2006 England - Peter Kirlew – 80k Senior Grandmaster R/H

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**1979 – Wetaskawin, Alberta, Canada**

None

**1980 – Calcutta, India**

None

**1981 – Brasilia, Brazil**

None

**1982 – Syracuse, USA**

None

**1983 – Costa Rica**

None

**1984 – No contest**

None

**1985 – Mexico City, Mexico**

**Men**

3 - Clive Lloyd - 85k R/H

2 – Gary Fellows – 90k R/H

2 – Dale Lloyd - 70k L/H

2 – Clive Myers – 80k L/H

2 - Clive Lloyd - 85k L/H

**Women**

3 – Bridget Legood – 61k+ R/H

3 – Bridget Legood – 61k+ L/H

**1986 – Calcutta, India**

None

**1987 – Gillingham, London, England**

**Men**

3 – Mark Gibbons – 80k R/H

3 - Clive Lloyd - 90k R/H

3 – Vic Howard – 100k R/H

3 – Steve Mattison – 85k L/H

1 – Clive Lloyd – 90k L/H

2 – Jeremy Hallitt – 90k L/H

**Women**

1 – Sarah Bedborough – 40k R/H

3 – Dola Akanuma – 55k R/H

1 – Josephine Johnson – 80k R/H

1 – Mencielita Manning – 80k+ R/H

3 – Josephine Johnson – 80k L/H

**1988 – Eskilstuna, Sweden**

**Men**

2 – Tony Dure – 70k R/H

3 – Leecent Thomas – 75k R/H

3 – Steve Mattison – 80k R/H

**Women**

1 – Dola Akanuma – 60k L/H

2 – Josephine Johnson – 70k L/H

3 – Mencielita Manning – 80k+ L/H

**1989 – Athens, Greece**

**Men**

3 – Tony Dure – 70k R/H

**Women**

3 – Sonia Ellis – 50k R/H

2 – Mencielita Manning – 80k+ R/H

**1990 – Houston, USA**

**Men**

3 – Trevor Lloyd – 110k R/H

**Women**

2 – Mencielita Manning – 80k+ R/H

**1991 – Netanya, Israel**

**Men**

3 – Leecent Thomas – 75k R/H

**Women**

1 – Sonia Ellis – 50k R/H

**1992 – Geneva, Switzerland**

**Men**

2 – Robert Brown – 110k+ R/H

**Women**

2 – Sonia Ellis – 50k R/H

1 – Dola Akanuma – 60k R/H

**1993 – Edmonton, Canada**

**Men**

3 – Leecent Thomas – 75k R/H

2 – Robert Brown – 110k+ R/H

2 – Robert Brown – 110k+ L/H

**Women**

3 – Sonia Ellis – 50k R/H

2 – Sally Bishop – 80k R/H

3 – Mencielita Manning – 80k+ R/H

1 – Dola Akanuma – 60k L/H

2 – Sally Bishop – 80k L/H

2 – Mencielita Manning – 80k+ L/H

**1994 – Sodertalje, Sweden**

**Women**

3 – Marie Holland – 70k L/H

**1995 – Campinas, Brazil**

**Men**

2 – Curtis Annelle – 100k L/H

**1996 – Virginia Beach, USA**

**Men**

2 – Neil Pickup – 80k R/H

**1997 – Guwahati, India**

None

**1998 – Thunder Bay, Canada (World Armwrestling Federation)**

**Men**

3 – Clive Ferguson – 70k R/H

3 – Neil Pickup – 80k R/H

**Women**

3 – Alison Cox – 50k R/H

**1998 – Cairo, Egypt (World Armsport Federation)**

None

**1999 – Tokyo, Japan (World Armwrestling Federation)**

**Men**

2 – Andy Barker – 70k R/H

**1999 – Vladikavkaz, Russia (World Armsport Federation)**

None

**2000 – Rovaniemi, Finland (World Armwrestling Federation)**

**Men**

3 – Craig Sanders – 70k R/H

3 – Neil Pickup – 85k R/H

3 – Neil Pickup – 90k L/H

**Women**

1
– Elaine Pickup – 65k R/H

**2000 – Virginia Beach, USA (World Armsport Federation)**

**Women**

3 – Elaine Pickup – 65k R/H

**2001 – Gdynia, Poland (World Armwrestling Federation)**

**Men**

3 – Craig Sanders – 75k R/H

2 – Neil Pickup – 85k R/H

**Women**

1 – Sue Owen – 65k R/H

2 – Elaine Pickup – 65k R/H

2 – Sue Owen – 65k L/H

3 – Elizabeth Talbot – 80k+ L/H

**2001 – Gardone, Italy (World Armsport Federation)**

**Men**

1 – Neil Pickup – 85k R/H

**Women**

2 – Elaine Pickup – 65k R/H

**2002 – Springfield, USA (World Armwrestling Federation)**

**Men**

3 – Steve Rogers – 65k R/H

2 – Craig Sanders – 75k R/H

**Women**

1 – Sue Owen – 65k R/H

2 – Elaine Pickup – 65k R/H

**2002 – Alexandria, Egypt (World Armsport Federation)**

None

**2003 – Ottawa, Canada (World Armwrestling Federation)**

**Men**

2 – Andy Barker – 80k R/H

1 – Steve Rogers – 55k L/H

**Women**

3 – Sue Owen – 65k R/H

3 – Elaine Pickup – 70k R/H

3 – Elaine Pickup – 70k L/H

**2003 – Suzdal, Russia (World Armsport Federation)**

None

**2004 – Durban, South Africa (World Armwrestling Federation)**

**Men**

2 – Neil Pickup – 85k L/H

**2004 – Sao Paulo, Brazil (World Armsport Federation)**

None

**2005 – Tokyo, Japan (World Armwrestling Federation)**

**Men**

3 – Daniel Cutting – 78k Junior L/H

**Women**

2 – Dawn Higson – 67k+ Junior R/H

2 – Dawn Higson – 67k+ Junior R/H

**2005 – Utsunomiya, Japan (World Armsport Federation)**

None

**2006 – Manchester, England**

**Men**

3 – Steve Kirlew – 65k R/H

3 – Craig Sanders – 75k R/H

3 – Neil Pickup – 90k L/H

2 – Clive Ferguson – 70k Master R/H

2 – Sylvan Carty – 80k Master R/H

1 – Clive Ferguson – 70k Master L/H

2 – Peter White – 90k+ Grandmaster R/H

1 – Peter Kirlew – 80k Senior Grandmaster R/H

**2007 – Veliko Turnovo, Bulgaria**

None

**2008 – Kelowna, Canada**

**Men**

1 – Peter Kirlew – 75k Senior Grandmaster R/H

1 – Peter Kirlew – 75k Senior Grandmaster L/H

**2009 – Rosolina di Mare, Italy**

**Men**

3 – Alan Greaves – 100k+ Master R/H

2 – Alan Greaves – 100k+ Master L/H

**Women**

3 – Joanne Poole – 70k+ Girls L/H

**2010 – Mesquite, USA**

**Men**

2 – Alan Greaves – 100k+ Master R/H

**2011 – Almaty, Kazakhstan**

None

**2012 – San Paulo, Brazil**

**Men**

2 – Alan Greaves – 100k+ Master R/H

1 – Garry Rickett – 100k Master L/H

1 – Alan Greaves – 100k+ Master L/H

**2013 – Gdynia, Poland**

**Men**

2
– Garry Rickett – 100k Master L/H

3 – Alan Milne – 90k Grandmaster L/H

3– David Scott – 75k Senior Grandmaster R/H (Scotland)

**Women**

1
– Joanne Berberich – 70k Junior 21 R/H

**2014 – Vilnius, Lithuania**

**Men**

3 – Neil Pickup – 100k Master L/H

2
– Alan Greaves – 100k+ Grandmaster R/H

1 - Paul Mitchell - 90k Grandmaster L/H

1
– Alan Greaves – 100k+ Grandmaster L/H

**Women**

3
– Agy Gorzynska – 80k+ Master R/H

**2015 – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia**

None