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Australian junior team take 4th at VISSLA ISA World Juniors



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Woolworths Australian Junior Surfing Team finish with overall team standings Copper medal

Surfersvillage Global Surf News, 5 October, 2017 - The Woolworths Australian Junior Surfing Team has finished 4th in the overall team standings at the 2017 VISSLA ISA World Junior Surfing Championship in Hyuga, Japan. 

On the final day of competition, Team USA narrowly held off Team Hawaii to be crowned Team World Champion.

Trailing USA by only 263 points, Team Hawaii earned the Silver Medal with five individual medals of their own, Japan with the Bronze, and the Woolworths Australian Junior Surfing Team with the Copper.

Dylan Moffat, Australia’s sole individual finalist, was in sensational form all week in the Under18 Boy’s division, finishing with a Copper medal in the main final after accruing a 11.63 two-wave total

Earlier in the day, fellow Australian Alister Reginato was unable to progress through his Under 16 Boy’s Repercharge final, finishing with a 14.4 two-wave total.

Final Results:

1 (Gold) – USA
2 (Silver) – Hawaii
3 (Bronze) – Japan
4 (Copper) – Australia
5 – France
6 – Brazil
7 – Costa Rica
8 – Argentina
9 – Portugal
10 – New Zealand


Girls U-16
1 (Gold) – Alyssa Spencer (USA)
2 (Silver) – Keala Tomoda-Bannert (HAW)
3 (Bronze) – Samantha Sibley (USA)
4 (Copper) – Gabriela Bryan (HAW)

Boys U-16
1 (Gold) – Joh Azuchi (JPN)
2 (Silver) – Taro Watanabe (USA)
3 (Bronze) – Keanu Chris Kamiyama (JPN)
4 (Copper) – Lucas Vicente (BRA)

Girls U-18
1 (Gold) – Brisa Hennessy (HAW)
2 (Silver) – Leilani McGonagle (CRC)
3 (Bronze) – Summer Macedo (HAW)
4 (Copper) – Kirra Pinkerton (USA)

Boys U-18
1 (Gold) – Ignacio Gundesen (ARG)
2 (Silver) – Noah Hill (USA)
3 (Bronze) – Cody Young (HAW)
4 (Copper) – Dylan Moffat (AUS)


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