1997 World Championships

Start Date

1997-12-07

End Date

1997-12-12

Location

Perth, Australia

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The Winners – from Australia – Chris Nicholson, Daniel Phillips

RANK HELM Nation   RANK HELM Nation
1 Chris NICHOLSON AUS 33 Denis JONES AUS
2 Jonathan McKEE USA 34 Thomas JOHANSON FIN
3 Morgan LARSON USA 35 Brad DEVINE AUS
4 Marcus BAUR GER 36 David MANN AUS
5 John BOYD AUS 37 Sean LANGMAN AUS
6 Marc AUDINEAU FRA 38 Hugh STODART AUS
7 Adam BEASHEL AUS 39 Mario ZILIANI ITA
8 Tim ROBINSON GBR 40 Marek CHOCIAN POL
9 Andy BUDGEN GBR 41 Andy MACK USA
10 Michael HESTBAEK DEN 42 David LUMB AUS
11 Phillip AIREY NZL 43 David HOUSER USA
12 Thomas RUEGGE SUI 44 Fernando GARCIA LAGO ESP
13 AFONSO POR 45 Derek CAMPBELL USA
14 Roger PERRETT AUS 46 Maurice PAARDENKOOPER NED
15 Michael COXON AUS 47 Kenji NAKAMURA JPN
16 Ian. BARKER GBR 48 Adrian NASH AUS
17 Santiago LOPEZ VAZQUEZ ESP 49 Christopher RAST SUI
18 Yves LODAY FRA 50 Andreas KYPREOS GRE
19 Anders LEWANDER SWE 51 Werner EBENHOEH AUT
20 Ronald RENSCH GER 52 Pablo SOLDANO ARG
21 Daniel SLATER NZL 53 Greg ROAKE NZL
22 Dimitri DERUELLE FRA 54 Sylvia VOGL AUT
23 Francesco BRUNI ITA 55 Paul TOWERS GBR
24 John HARRIS AUS 56 Jan SCHOLTEN AUS
25 Pawel KACPROWSKI POL 57 Jason RHODES CAN
26 Emmett LAZICH AUS 58 Stuart HAMILTON AUS
27 Alec LANHAM-LOVE RSA 59 Simon NELSON GBR
28 Paul BROTHERTON GBR 60 Chris LYNHAM GBR
29 Tina BAYLIS USA 61 Philip LAMBRECHT RSA
30 Andy RICE GBR 62 Magnus GRAVARE SWE
31 Scott GLASKIN AUS 63 Lucas NEUMANN CZE
32 Rodion LUKA UKR 64 Risto TAPPER FIN

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