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Results of the IPSC Handgun World Shoot 2017 in France

IPSC World Shoot XVIII 2017 with Eric Grauffel

The 18th IPSC Handgun World Championship took place from 28th August to 3rd September 2017. Here you will find the top 5 ranks of all divisions and the overall results of the IPSC World Shoot XVIII.  

The Team of all4shooters.com

More than 1,500 shooters from 67 countries competed from 28th August to Sunday 3 September at the great new shooting range in Chateauroux (France) for the coveted IPSC World Champion title. The competition was based on 30 stages divided into 5 areas, with each area named after and themed upon each of the 5 continents: Africa, Asia, America, Australia and Europe.


Also, many top brands were on site to offer support to their shooters and spectators. Among them, SIG Sauer, Walther, GLOCK, CZ, Tanfoglio, Pardini, Heckler & Koch, as well as representatives of GECO Ammunition, who provided the ammunition for the match. 

We were onsite reporting day by day the IPSC Handgun World Championship exclusively in four languages. On all4shooters.com, Facebook and a with a number of videos from all stages on YouTube. Our special thanks go to Marijan Loch (Team SIG Sauer) and Harald Graeff (Team Walther) who made this professional reporting possible. Here you can read the individual days in an exciting report.  

Results and ranks of the individual divisions of the IPSC Handgun World Championship 2017 

All participants to the IPSC World Shoot XVIII are grouped in divisions: Classic, Open, Production, Standard and Revolver. If you want to know more about the Handgun Divisions of IPSC: overview of the shooting disciplines.

Results of the Classic Division

Results of the IPSC World Shoot XVIII Classic Division: Elias Frangoulis
The US shooter Elias Frangoulis had a head start in the Classic Division of the IPSC World Championship 2017.

In the Classic Division of the IPSC World Cup 2017, US and Philippine shooters dominated. US-shooter Elias Frangoulis took the lead from Filipino Jeufro Lejano on the 4th day of the match and won the World Championship title. 

Third was Jethro "The Jet" Dionisio also from the Philippines. Marijan Loch reached rank 14. 

Results of the Standard Division

Results of the Standard Division IPSC World Shoot XVIII 2017: Eric Grauffel
The exceptional French shooter Eric Grauffel won the world championship title in the standard division at the IPSC World Shoot 2017 in his own country.

Favorite and local hero Eric Grauffel has chosen the Standard Division this year as he already has several world titles in the other classes. The Frenchman had to fight hard in the Standard Division at the IPSC World Shoot XVIII. Nevertheless, he managed to defend himself against US marksman Robert Vogel and took the lead. Grauffel thus achieved his first World Championship title in the Standard Division and now totals 7 World Championship titles. Third place went to former world champion Nils Jonasson.

Results of the Open Division

Result of the Open Division IPSC World Shoot XVIII 2017: Jorge Ballesteros
The Spanish Jorge Ballesteros was able to prevail in the Open Division of the IPSC World Shoot 2017.

In the Open Division of the World Shoot XVIII the current European Champion Jorge Ballesteros from Spain took the lead. Closely followed by US shooter Simon Racaza, who became vice-world champion for the third time in a row, Ballesteros won the first place. The 3rd place in the Open Division was taken by Frenchman Emile Obriot. On Saturday, the top shooters had to shoot area 3 of the World Shoot XVIII, which turned out to be the most difficult match area.

Results of the Production Division

Result of the Production Division IPSC World Shoot XVIII 2017: Ben Stoeger
US shooter Ben Stoeger showed a consistently dominant performance in the Production Division.

US shooter Ben Stoeger showed a consistently dominant performance in the Production Division. He was the leader of the World Championship in his class right from the start and did not give up this lead on any day. Nevertheless, it remained exciting until the end, because the competition was incredibly close. Pavel Torgashov from Russia was not even half a point away! Even the third place with Spanish Eduardo de Cobos Abreu is only 21 points apart.

The performance of Russian shooter Maria Gushchina was outstanding: she took an incredible 6th place in the overall rank of the Production Division. She won the Wolrd Championship title in the women’s ranking. Just as a note: the second lady was ranked 116th!

Results of the Revolver Division

German Revolver shooter Sascha Back
Revolver shooter Sascha Back took 4th place in the revolving division of the IPSC World Shoot 2017.

US-revolver-shooter Micheal Poggie won the title and is  the new world champion.

Austrian Gerald Reiter brought in constantly good results and landed second. Joshua Lentz from the USA grabbed third.

Here you will find the top 5 results and rankings of the individual divisions of IPSC Handgun World Cup 2017 in France and the points scored.

Top 5 Results of the IPSC Handgun World Shoot 2017

Classic Division

Rank
NameRegion
Points
Match %
1.Elias FrangoulisUSA2191.64100.00
2.Jeufro LejanoPHI2156.8498.41
3.Jethro DionisioPHI2076.6794.75
4.Philip StraderUSA2046.0893.36
5.Jeremy ReidUSA2044.9393.31


Standard Division

Rank
NameRegion
Points
Match %
1.Eric GrauffelFRA2336.50100.00
2.Robert VogelUSA2274.2897.34
3.Nils JonassonUSA2233.6395.60
4.Shane ColeyUSA2156.8792.31
5.Edward RiveraPHI2156.2892.28


Open Division

Rank
NameRegion
Points
Match %
1.Jorge BallesterosESP2292.69100.00
2.Simon RacazaUSA2258.4598.51
3.Emile ObriotFRA2235.9797.53
4.Maia Jaime RobertoBRA2212.1996.49
5.Kc EusebioUSA2205.8496.21


Production Division

Rank
NameRegion
Points
Match %
1.Benjamin StoegerUSA2192.61100.00
2.Pavel TorgashovRUS2192.2099.98
3.Eduardo de Coos AbreuESP2171.0799.02
4.Ljubisa MomcilovicSER2168.9398.92
5.Salvador LunaUSA2153.9798.24


Revolver Division

Rank
NameRegion
Points
Match %
1.Michael PoggieUSA2307.00100.00
2.Gerald ReiterAUT2262.3498.06
3.Joshua LentzUSA2258.5797.90
4.Sascha BackGER2195.9995.19
5.Rich WolfeUSA2126.5792.19



You find more information about the results on the official website of IPSC World Shoot XVIII.

You want to learn more about the dynamic shooting-sport IPSC? Here you can find an overview.

04.09.2017

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