By winning his fifth Heavy Events World Championships, Ryan Vierra has joined an exclusive club today.
It came down to the 28-pound weight for distance, as Ryan Vierra and Dave Barron were tied going into this . . . the final event of the 2006 Heavy Events World Championships. IronMind® | Randall J. Strossen, Ph.D. photo.
Jim McGoldrick and Matt Sandford have won five Highland Games Heavy Events World Championships titles, and now Ryan Vierra added his mark.
This year's contest drew buckets of praise for the depth and breadth of the competitors and bodes well for the future of the sport, and once again the mighty efforts of San Francisco's Caledonian Club and the Alameda County Fairgrounds are to be praised.
Here are the final places and points:
1. Ryan Vierra 21 points
2. Dave Barron 28
3. Sean Betz 29
4. Kyrylo Chuprynin 37
5. David Brown 39
6. Harrison Bailey III 40
7. Larry Brock 49
8. Joel Thiessen 51
9. Patrick Hellier 66