Americans Bring Home Dozens of Medals from World Masters

Aug. 27, 2018, 11:21 a.m. (ET)

American athletes claimed dozens of medals and World Masters Championships at the 2018 World Masters Championships in L'Hospitalet-Barcelona, Spain. 

At the medal table, American athletes won 81 medals in all, the most in the world. Germany came in second in total medals with 47, while host nation Spain claimed 19 medals overall. 

Thirty-two American athletes were crowned World Champions including: 

W35 – 48kg – Cristina Gomez 
W35 - 69kg - Sara Coe
W35 - 90kg - Mary Colasanto 
W35 - +90kg - Erika Syphers
M40 - +105kg – Guillermo Bujanda
M40 – 85kg – Matt Blankenship
W40 – 48kg – Carrie Olson
W40 – 63kg – Melissa Knourek
W40 – 75kg – Robin Leafblad
M45 – 94kg – Wilfredo Hernandez
W45 – 63kg – Jennifer Dieter

W45 – 53kg – Annia Padron Velazquez
M50 - +105kg – Rick Bucinell

W50 – 69kg – Jenny Miller
W50 – 75kg – Marianne Huebner
W50 – 90kg – Leanda Bevans
W50 - +90kg – Deborah Hanscom
W50 – 48kg – Karen Pugh
W55 – 69kg – Terri Sipes
W55 – 75kg – Gwen Chamberlin
W55 – 48kg – Bettina Fusser
W55 – 63kg – Melissa Doherty
W60 - +90kg – Kim Seevers
W60 – 63kg – Holly Arrow
M65 – 105kg – Juan Sepulveda
M65 – 62kg – Gene Gilsdorf
M70 – 94kg – Terry Beers
M70 – 69kg – Bryant Stavely
W65 – 58kg – Andrea Woodyatt
W65 – 63kg – Constance Garland
W65 – 75kg – Rose Marie Moore
M80 – 62kg – Rudolf Kotlikov

 

World medalists include:

M35 – 69kg – SILVER – Brandon Garner
M35 – 69kg – BRONZE – Robert  Sirkis 
M35 - 85kg - SILVER - Wil Fleming 
M35 - 105kg - SILVER - Matt Rademacher
M35 - 105kg - BRONZE - Benn Overkamp
M35 - +105kg - BRONZE - David Ethier
W35 - 90kg - SILVER - Amanda Cook
W35 - 90kg - BRONZE - Sarah Tyler
W35 - 75kg - SILVER - Katherine Davis
W35 - 75kg - BRONZE - Kristen Markel 
W35 - 69kg - SILVER - Gwen Sisto
M40 – 85kg – SILVER – Danny Camargo
M40 – 77kg – SILVER – Spencer Tsai
M40 – 77kg – BRONZE – Michael Romero
W40 – 48kg – SILVER – Erica Treadway
W40 – 53kg – SILVER – Kathy Nelson-Paul
W40 – 53kg – BRONZE – Wendy Spies
W40 – 63kg – SILVER – Darcie Warren
W40 – 63kg – BRONZE – Shannon Whiteman
W40 – 69kg – SILVER – Jessica Weisman
W40 – 75kg – SILVER – Shana Millspaugh
W40 - +90kg – SILVER – Hitirere Teriitehau
W45 – 63kg – SILVER – Stella Ladao
W45 – 75kg – SILVER – Meshelle Mifsud

W45 – 63kg – BRONZE – Jennifer Lee
M50 - +105kg – BRONZE – Christopher Dreisbach
M50 – 69kg – SILVER – Pablo Roman
M50 – 77kg – SILVER – Jeff Dempsey

W50 – 75kg – Silver – Heather Hollis

W50 – 75kg – Bronze – Mary Kay Krouze
W50 – 63kg – SILVER  - Shari Ruelas
M55 – 94kg – SILVER – Osvaldo Ruiz
M60 – 105kg – SILVER – Walter Warren
W55 – 75kg – SILVER – Julia Sodd
W55 – 48kg – SILVER – Nancy Taylor
W55 – 58kg – SILVER – Kellie Moylan
W60 – 53kg – SILVER – Deb Werenko
W60 – 58kg – SILVER – Janet Gelman
W60 – 75kg – BRONZE – Lynn Paskiewicz

M65 – 69kg – BRONE – Stephen Condron

M65 – 94kg – SILVER – Tom Hughes

M65 – 105kg – SILVER – David Meltzer
M65 – 77kg – SILVER – Art Donohoe
M65 – 77kg – BRONZE – Clarke Holland
M75 – 56kg – SILVER – Monroe Nowotny
M75 – 85kg – SILVER – Barry Lewis

Congratulations to our members who competed! 


Medal Table