IFA EUROS 2023
5 pullers & a referee represented the PAA UK & IRELAND in the IFA EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS
The team bought home 5 bronze medals: 2 Gold, 2 Silver & 1 Bronze with two IFA referee qualifications gained.
Kath Whittaker - PAA UK & IRE Head Ref qualified as an IFA Junior Referee & joined the tournament team for the championships & as part of the doping control team.
Dean Bolt won the Masters Superheavyweight Gold medal (Left).
Mark Waldon won the Grand Masters -105kg Gold medal (Right).
Dan Hanlon won the Masters -86kg (Left).
Adrian O'Dwyer won the -105kg Silver (Right) & Bronze (Left) medals.
Dan Earthquake lost all matches in Masters & Open Superheavyweight categories on both arms, placing 4th in both Masters, 7th & 9th in Seniors. He also was awarded IFA Basic Referee status.
Adrian O'Dwyer, Dan Hanlon & Dean Bolt also attended the referee seminar but chose not to participate in the assessment.