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WFDF 2012 World Ultimate and Guts Championships reported

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The 2012 WFDF World Ultimate and Guts Championships (WUGC) in Sakai, Japan came to a close with a convincing victory by Team USA over Great Britain 17-5 in the Open division finals.  Hosts Japan secured the World Championship title in the Women`s division on their home fields to win 17-13 over USA.  Japan (Red) won the World Guts Championship title during WUGC, beating USA 2-0 in the Guts division final. Japan (White) secured the Bronze …

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WUGC 2012: Final Rankings

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Ultimate Open Division: USA   GBR   CAN   PHL Ultimate Women`s Division: JPN   USA   CAN   CAN Ultimate Mixed Division: CAN   AUS   JPN   RSA Ultimate Open Masters Division: CAN   AUS   JPN   NZL Ultimate Women`s Masters Division: USA   CAN   JPN   GER Guts Open Division: JPN red   USA   JPN white   AUS

WUGC 2012: Day 6 – USA meets Canada in the semifinals for a rematch of the 2008 final

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Great Britain playing Australia in the Open division was in the end another game about the ability to score upwind. Great Britain took an early lead off of an upwind huck, but could not preserve it until halftime. Down 8-6 Australia ran off a string of 3 points to take half 9-8. Great Britain battled back, getting one upwind point in the second half, carrying that lead all the way to 14-13. Despite the Aussies …

WUGC 2012: Day 7 – Finals are set up – Japan (red) wins Guts Open division

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Day 7 of the World Ultimate and Guts Championships has seen the first World Champions been crowned in the Guts Open division. Japan (red) won over USA 2-0. Japan (white) took the Bronze winning 2-0 over Australia. In the meantime the finals are played in the Masters divisions and USA took the Gold in the Women`s Masters division whilst Canada are the Champions in the Open Masters division. Open division, Women`s division and Mixed division …

WUGC 2012: Day 5 – Open Division top Seeds face off, New Zealand beats Germany in Women`s division

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Two highly anticipated matches lived up to the hype, as the top of the power pools in the Open division did battle on day 5 of the WFDF 2012 World Ultimate and Guts Championships in Sakai. USA outlasted Australia in a dog fight, a game featuring multiple lead changes and stifling defenses. The Aussies held a 8-5 lead, but were unable to hold off an American run to half, and would find themselves down at …

Learn from the women in the inaugural WFDF Women’s Masters Division (WUGC) – support Ultimate Peace

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The women from each of the six teams competing in the inaugural edition of a Women’s Masters division of WUGC 2012 have created a Tips From the Masters Ultimate Deck full of skills, drills and expertise from some of the top women players in the world. With the purchase of each deck, $5 will be donated to Ultimate Peace an organization which builds bridges of friendship and understanding for youth from different social and cultural …

WUGC 2012: Day 4 – Open Division top seeds hold, Japan beats USA in a stunning Women`s Division game

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Top Seeds Canada, United States, Japan, and Australia all remain undefeated after the first game of power pools in the Open Division. Canada and Australia faced tough tests from Great Britain and Germany, respectively. Both teams pulled away late on the strength of their defense and athleticism. The U.S. and Japan gained early leads on both of their opponents and never looked back. After an early break by the Swedish, the defense of the USA …

WUGC 2012: Day 3 – hot temperatures as some favorites are emerging

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The weather gods bless the WFDF 2012 World Ultimate and Guts Championships – sometimes a little bit too much – again day 3 of the event saw extreme hot temperatures and quite a few players seemed to struggle with hydration. Pool play is in full swing now and some favorites are emerging. Great Britain seems to have a very good open team this year and nearly upset Japan with a big run from behind to …

WUGC 2012: Day 2 – Surprising results as Open Masters team from Australia beat USA

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Photo supplied by Neil Gardner – nzsnaps.com Brilliant sunshine with just a few clouds meant that the conditions were perfect for Ultimate on the second day of the WFDF 2012 World Ultimate and Guts Championships. And with all the grass fields being in operation and full of players it really felt like a World Championship tournament. There were quite a few games on Day 2 today and a couple of surprises. First up the New …