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Great Britain 15th in World Championships in Stockholm, Sweden

The Great Britain Minigolf Sport team competed in the World Minigolf Sport Federation World Minigolf Championships from Wednesday 24th August until Saturday 27th August 2011. The tournament was held at the Tantogårdens Minigolf Club in Stockholm, Sweden. A total of 152 players from 17 countries competed in the event.

GBR 2011 WC team

The BMGA Great Britain Minigolf Team for the 2011 WMF World Minigolf Championships consisted of Marc Chapman, Chris Harding, Sean Homer, Tony Kelly, John McIver, Brad Shepherd and Michael Smith and finished in 15th place in the men’s team tournament. The team were coached at the tournament by Sweden’s Björn Dinau and Eirik Seljelid.

In the individual rankings Michael Smith finished highest amongst the Great Britain players, with a final ranking of 79th. Marc Chapman was 88th, Chris Harding 90th, Sean Homer 95th, Brad Shepherd and Tony Kelly tied for 100th place and John McIver was 105th.

The overall winners of the men’s team tournament were Sweden, with Germany runners-up and Switzerland in third place
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The Great Britain Team took on competitors from Austria, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, Latvia, the Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Russia, Slovakia, Sweden and Switzerland.

Full results of the WMF World Minigolf Championships can be found at:

http://www.tbgk.se/vm2011/

A photostream from a players inside view of the build up and tournament in Stockholm, Sweden can be found at http://www.flickr.com/photos/13680867@N02/sets/72157627555557198/ (courtesy of the KMGC - Kent Minigolf Club)

The
WMF World Minigolf Championships was the third International Minigolf Tournament the Great Britain Minigolf Sport Team has competed in this year following the WMF World Adventure Golf Masters in Hastings, East Sussex in May and the WMF Nations Cup in Stockholm in June.

The Great Britain kit for the competition was be supplied by UrbanCrazy http://www.urbancrazy.com/. Based in London, UrbanCrazy is an innovative and exciting company, designing and building permanent and portable crazy golf, mini golf and adventure golf courses. Their permanent courses are ideal for parks, leisure centres and back gardens - and their portable courses are available to rent for corporate events, parties and so on. They also supply a wide range of high grade miniature golf equipment and accessories. UrbanCrazy have sponsored the Great Britain team in a number of International tournaments since 2007.

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