Koki Ikeda tops 20-km race walk in IAAF’s first global rankings

first_img GET THE BEST OF THE JAPAN TIMES The rankings, which will be updated weekly, are determined by the points each athlete earns based on their performances, with the standard of each competition taken into consideration and given weight.“The IAAF world rankings will drive and shape the global competition system including entry into future major championships and enable everyone in and interested in our sport to know who is No. 1 in the world,” IAAF President Sebastian Coe said on the federation’s website.Sprinter Noah Lyles of the United States tops the men’s overall rankings after winning five 200-meter races since May, while Kenya’s Beatrice Chepkoech, who specializes in the 3,000-meter steeplechase, is the overall women’s world No. 1.Hirooki Arai, a Rio Olympic bronze medalist and world silver medalist, sits No. 2 in the men’s 50-km race walk rankings led by Ukraine’s Maryan Zakalnytskyy.At 18th in the world, Ryota Yamagata is the best Japanese sprinter in the high-profile men’s 100 rankings, which are led by American Ronnie Baker. Yoshihide Kiryu, who holds Japan’s national record at 9.98 seconds, sits 25th while Asuka Cambridge, who was a member of Japan’s Rio Olympic silver medal-winning 4×100 team along with Yamagata and Kiryu, is ranked 41st.According to the federation, the world rankings will not be used for qualification to the Sept. 28-Oct. 6 World Championships in Doha, Qatar.The IAAF will decide at a board meeting in March whether the rankings will be taken into consideration when determining which athletes qualify for next summer’s Tokyo Olympics. GENEVA – Koki Ikeda was named the first 20-km race walk world No. 1 when the International Association of Athletics Federations launched its new official rankings system on Tuesday.The 20-year-old Ikeda won his spot atop the list after placing in the top-5 in three races since February 2018. He won gold at May’s World Race Walking Team Championships in China and finished second and fourth in two domestic competitions. KEYWORDS IN FIVE EASY PIECES WITH TAKE 5center_img Koki Ikeda celebrates winning the men’s 20-km race walk at the IAAF World Race Walking Team Championships on May 6, in Taicang, China. | GETTY/ VIA KYODO RELATED PHOTOS Ryota Yamagata, IAAF, Koki Ikeda last_img read more

LVS Wizard (ISH) & Philip McGuane take first leg of the 2016 Series

first_imgHome  »  Breeding News  »  LVS Wizard (ISH) & Philip McGuane take first leg of the 2016 Series Tags: LVS Wizard (ISH) & Philip McGuane take first leg of the 2016 Series Barry O’Connor and Martin O’Dea’s Cobra (HOLST) gelding, LVS Wizard (ISH), took the 7 year old final of the 2016 Irish Sport Horses Studbook Showjumping Series at Louth County. Ten horses made it into the jump-off but it was LVS Wizard (ISH) and Philip McGuane who were triumphant, jumping double clear in a time of 41.17 seconds.In the 5 year old final, nine Irish Sport Horses produced double clear rounds to share the prize fund, while in the 6 year old final 15 combinations jump two fault free rounds. There was €9,500 on offer for these young horse classes from Horse Sport Ireland. The next leg in the 2016 Series takes place at Barnadown, which runs from 6th to 8th May. Full results, including breeding information, are detailed below.5 Year Old Final:=1st Delle Lux (ISH) – 2011 gelding by Flipper D’Elle (SF) out of Stroke Of Lux (AES), by Lux Z (HANN). Owner/Bred by Gareth Clingan, Co. Antrim. Rider: Gareth Clingan=1st Passini (ISH) – 2011 mare by Pacino (BWP) out of Cassa Lilly (AES), by Cassini II (HOLST). Bred by Barbara Allen, Co. Sligo. Owner: Equijump Ltd. Rider: Mervyn Clarke=1st Carnlea Star (ISH) – 2011 mare by Mermus R (KWPN) out of Kildowney Star (ISH), by Quick Star (SF). Owner/Bred by Edward Little, Co. Antrim. Rider: Edward Little=1st HVL Symphony (ISH) – 2011 mare by Orestus (KWPN) out of Highland Contessa (ISH), by Cavalier Royale (HOLST). Bred by Tina McDermott, Co. Wicklow. Owner: Deirdre Bourns. Rider: Declan Egan=1st Thomascourt Atlantis (ISH) – 2011 gelding by Corland (HOLST) out of Jumeriah (ISH), by Ard VDL Douglas (KWPN). Owner/Bred by Mervyn Clarke, Co. Cavan. Rider: Mervyn Clarke=1st Z Seven Caretina (ISH) – 2011 mare by Coltaire Z (ZANG) out of Caretina (HOLST), by Caretino (HOLST). Bred by Marion Hughes, Co. Kilkenny. Owner: Team Z7. Rider: Michael James Pender=1st Jm Penelope (ISH) – 2011 mare by Toulon (BWP) out of Quality Star (ISH), by O.B.O.S. Quality 004 (OLD). Owner/Bred by John Lawler, Co. Kilkenny. Rider: Vincent Byrne=1st Woodendfarm Milly (ISH) – 2011 mare by VDL Arkansas (KWPN) out of Woodend Ard Hill (WNTR), by Ardcroney Lad VII (WNTR). Bred by Denise Prendergast, Co. Kildare. Owner: Tom Moloney. Rider: Linda Moloney=1st Z Seven Canya Dance (ISH) – 2011 mare by Can Ya Makan (HOLST) out of HHS Chantilly Lace (ISH), by Cavalier Royale (HOLST). Bred by Anne Hughes, Co. Kilkenny. Owner: Team Z7. Rider: Michael James Pender6 Year Old Final:=1st MHS Attraction (ISH) – 2010 mare by Numero Uno (KWPN) out of French Ballerina (ISH), by Diamant De Semilly (SF). Bred by Michael Brennan, Co. Kilkenny. Owner: Deirdre Bourns. Rider: Jenny Rankin=1st European Cruise (ISH) – 2010 gelding by Cruising (ISH) out of Hortensia De Litrange LXXXIX (BWP), by Quel Hero De Muze (BWP). Bred by Clement Stapleton, Co. Tipperary. Owner; Edgar Hogg. Rider: James Hogg=1st Miss Darco (ISH) – 2010 mare by Darco (BWP) out of Green Sleeps Divine (HANN), by Drossan (HANN). Bred by Sinead Connelly, Co. Galway. Owner: Tomas O’Brien. Rider: Thomas O’Brien=1st HVL Consun (ISH) – 2010 mare by Air Jordan Z (OLD) out of Highland Lady C (ISH), by Cavalier Royale (HOLST). Bred by Tina McDermott, Co. Wicklow. Owner: Damien Conway. Rider: Francis Connors=1st Thomascourt Senna (ISH) – 2010 mare by Mermus R (KWPN) out of Playgirl (ISH), by Cruising (ISH). Bred by Cynthia Beattie, Co. Antrim. Owner/Rider: Mervyn Clarke=1st HHS Sevenhouses (ISH) – 2010 gelding by Heritage Fortunus (HANN) out of HHS Daisy (ISH), by Ard VDL Douglas (KWPN). Owner/Bred by Marion Hughes, Co. Kilkenny. Rider: Michael James Pender=1st Hilton Alibi (ISH) – 2010 mare by Pacino (BWP) out of Hilton Hermlight (ISH), by Hermes De Reve (SF). Bred by Maureen McMahon, Co. Monaghan. Owner: Hilton Farm. Rider: Clem McMahon=1st Jay Gatsby (ISH) – 2010 gelding by Gatsby (ISH) out of Tullydraw Lady (UNK), by Lougheries Quiet Man (UNK). Owner/Bred by Cormac McKay, Co. Tyrone. Rider: Emily Turkington=1st HHS Burnchurch (ISH) – 2010 gelding by Heritage Fortunus (HANN) out of China Cavalier (ISH), by Cavalier Royale (HOLST). Owner/Bred by Marion Hughes, Co. Kilkenny. Rider: Michael James Pender=1st Kingsborough Verdiva (ISH) – 2010 mare by Verdi (KWPN) out of Macushla Roller (ISH), by High Roller (ISH). Bred by Cliodhna Carroll, Co. Sligo. Owner: Thomas Foley. Rider: Cormac Foley=1st Killossery Kaiden (ISH) – 2010 gelding by Lux Z (HANN) out of Killossery Kruisette (ISH), by Cruising (ISH). Bred by Laura & Frank Glynn, Co. Dublin. Owner: KM Sport Horses. Rider: Ger O’Neill=1st Intis (ISH) – 2010 mare by Pacino (BWP) out of Current Guide (ISH), by Majestic Current (TB). Owner/Bred by Joanna Curren, Co. Tyrone. Rider: Tom Hearne=1st Glynnwood Uno Corland (ISH) – 2010 mare by Numero Uno (KWPN) out of Whoopy C (KWPN), by Corland (HOLST). Bred by Peter Glynn, Co. Galway. Owner: Deirdre Bourns. Rider: Declan Egan=1st Beir Bua (ISH) – 2010 mare by Lancelot (KWPN) out of Rincoola Bua (ISH), by Cruising (ISH). Owner/Bred by Harold McGahern, Co. Longford. Rider: Kenneth Graham=1st Curra Clover Flight (ISH) – 2010 mare by Barnaby Flight (ISH) out of Ramiro Clover Lass (ISH), by Ramiro B (BWP). Bred by Harry Quigley, Co. Wexford. Owner: Michael Pender. Rider: Michael James Pender7 Year Old Final:1st LVS Wizard (ISH) – 2009 gelding by Cobra (HOLST) out of Ellie Of Atlanta (ISH), by Diamond Lad (ID). Bred by Joseph Owens, Co. Tipperary. Owner: Barry O’Connor & Martin O’Dea. Rider: Philip McGuane2nd Mc Kinley (ISH) – 2009 gelding by Luidam (KWPN) out of Mascarnaby (HOLST), by Carnaby (HOLST). Bred by Sean Nugent, Co. Tyrone. Owner/Rider: Mark Murphy3rd Ardnacashel Coovella (ISH) – 2009 mare by Luidam (KWPN) out of Prominence (ISH), by Harlequin Du Carel (SF). Bred by Janice Reddy, Co. Down. Owner: Derek Gaw. Rider: Philip Gaw4th AHG Whiterock Luis (ISH) – 2009 gelding by Luidam (KWPN) out of Kates Clover (ISH), by Clover Hill (ID). Bred by Mary Gannon, Co. Longford. Owner: Anne Clancy. Rider: Thomas O’Brien5th Deep Pockets (ISH) – 2009 gelding by O.B.O.S. Quality 004 (OLD) out of Simply Chic (ISH), by Cruising (ISH). Bred by Charles Pidgeon, Co. Westmeath. Owner/Rider: Jim Derwin6th BLM Cosmopolitan Dandy (ISH) – 2009 gelding by Kannan (KWPN) out of BM Barbie Doll (ISH), by Master Imp (TB). Bred by Katy Murphy, Co. Kildare. Owner/Rider: Declan McEvoy 24 April 2016, 14:56last_img read more