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WMF Youth Ace UTS Virtual Festival


WMF 22 Dec 2020 at 19:30 | Published by: PatPenguin | Views: 5671 | News search

WMF Youth Ace UTS Virtual Festival
United Through Sport Virtual Youth Festival  (Photo by )

With the global pandemic impacting nearly every aspect of life, including cancelling all international miniature golf competitions this year, finding ways of being “united” has been a theme for many during these times. With that in mind, the United Through Sports (UTS) organization partnered with many international sport organizations including the International Olympic Committee (IOC) as well as AIMS and GAISF, of which the World Minigolf Sport Federation (WMF) is a member, to bring together the first UTS World Virtual Youth Festival (VYF).

The VYF kicked off in August and wound its way towards a set of finals late in November. There were five categories available for youth, and in each of them the idea was to present something done virtually which would be judged against others. The VYF was designed to be inclusive in this way, trying to get competition from all background and abilities. This would all culminate in medal ceremonies in December, along with various discussions and workshops.

For the minigolf community, many of whom have been practicing their trick shot skills at home since early in the year under various #Puttathome social media challenges, the “talent” category was where they could showcase their skills. The hard work by the minigolf youth paid off as a gold, a solver and 2 bronze medals, along with 2 medals for effort, were earned by miniature golf trick shots across the various age divisions. The medals earned were as follows:

U10 - SILVER 🥈 Arashk Rostampour, IRI
U12 - BRONZE 🥉 Cameron Fincher, GBR
U14 - EFFORT 🏅 Nastaran Abdolalipoor, IRI
U16 - GOLD 🥇 Belin Erasoglu, SUI
U18 - EFFORT 🏅 Janik Zysset, SUI
18+ - BRONZE 🥉 Emils Simanskis, LAT

The awards gala can be viewed in its entirety here.

Stay tuned to the WMF social channels including
Facebook, Instagram, and YouTube to view the winning trick shot videos as well as read interviews from the winners.



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One Year Anniversary of Ghana National Wheelchair Minigolf League

Ghana 28 Nov 2020 at 14:05 | views: 6545 | Comments: 0

Today marks the official one year Anniversary of the Ghana Minigolf Association and the World first ever National Wheelchair Minigolf league. The Ghana Wheelchair Minigolf Association (GWMA) is happy and glad for the one year anniversary and want to use the ...
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One Year Anniversary of Ghana National Wheelchair Minigolf League

Iran Minigolf “National Week of Physical Education and Sport"

Iran Minigolf “National Week of Physical Education and Sport"

Iran 29 Oct 2020 at 11:46 | views: 5757 | Comments: 0

On the occasion of “National Physical Education and Sport Week” in Iran and in commemoration and gratitude of efforts of all staff from different organizational levels of Ministry of Sport and Youth (MSY), National Olympic Committee (NOC) and National ...
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Chapman’s victory at the BMGA Champs creates triple history

United Kingdom 22 Oct 2020 at 12:43 | views: 5402 | Comments: 0

As the Sun began to set on a sunny afternoon in October, Marc ‘the Force’ Chapman pipped the UK’s No.1 Michael Smith to the title of British Champion 2020. In doing so he equalled a feat only shared by Michael in the 22yrs of BMGA history, winners of the ...
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Statum wins 2020 USPMGA Masters

Statum wins 2020 USPMGA Masters

United States of America 18 Oct 2020 at 13:48 | views: 6754 | Comments: 1

North Myrtle Beach, South Carolina – In an event that was fittingly crazy for the year 2020, Rainey Statum, the 2018 U.S. Open winner, added another United States Professional Minigolf Association (USPMGA) major to his victory list on Saturday, October 11. This ...
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