1981 U.K. PAST MASTERS

The Past Masters event was dominated by Olympic pentathlon champion Jim Fox, who won three of the first six events, including two records in the kayaking competition. Second place, and a spot in the finals, was up for grabs entering the final event. Going into the obstacle course, rugby's Peter Brown had 26 points, tied with soccer's Bob Wilson; field hockey and squash player Mike Corby had 24 points; cyclist Hugh Porter 23 and soccer goalkeeper Peter Bonetti 21 points. Bonetti defeated Fox in the obstacle course to jump from sixth to second and a spot in the final.

Blackpool, England

Competition Dates: N/A

Air Dates: January 23, 1981

Announcers: David Wine and Ron Pickering.


PLC. NAME, SPORT

SWIM

CYCL

SHOT

BSKT

GYM

CANO

100M

SCCR

OC

TOTAL

MONEY

1. Jim Fox, Modern Pentathlon
10
4
-
10
4
10
-
0
7
45
N/A
2. Peter Bonetti, Soccer
2
-
0
7
10
0
2
-
10
31
N/A
3. Peter Brown, Rugby
7
10
2
0
-
0
-
7
2
28
N/A
4. Hugh Porter, Cycling
4
-
0
4
7
7
0
1
4
27
N/A
5. Bob Wilson, Soccer
1
7
4
2
-
2
10
-
0
26
N/A
6. Mike Corby, Field Hockey/Squash
-
1
10
0
-
4
7
2
0
24
N/A
7. Brian London, Boxing
-
0
7
0
2
0
-
10
0
19
N/A
8. Colin Dixon, Rugby
-
2
1
1
-
1
4
4
1
14
N/A

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INDIVIDUAL EVENT RESULTS

SWIMMING - 50 Meters

1. Jim Fox

37.0

2. Peter Brown

38.5e

3. Hugh Porter

40.4e

4. Peter Bonetti

42.4e

5. Bob WIlson

44.2e

CYCLING

1. Peter Brown

25.5

25.4e
2. Bob Wilson

26.0

25.8e
3. Jim Fox

26.1

26.2e
4. Colin Dixon

26.4

5. Mike Corby

27.0

6. Brian London
28.8

SHOOTING

1. Mike Corby

88

2. Brian London

64

3. Bob Wilson

58

4. Peter Brown

3 w 15

5. Colin Dixon

2 w 11

6. Peter Bonetti
3
7. Hugh Peter
1

BASKETBALL - dribble from half court, 5 shots against clock

1. Jim Fox

40.30

2. Peter Bonetti

40.38

3. Hugh Porter

43.05

4. Bob Wilson

43.34

5. Colin Dixon

45.0e

6. Peter Brown

N/A

7. Brian London
53.0e
8. Mike Corby
N/A

GYM TEST - parallel bar dips + squat thrusts

1. Peter Bonetti

27

74
101
2. Hugh Porter

20

72
92
3. Jim Fox

22

54
76
4. Brian London

18

54
72

CANOEING

1. Jim Fox

29.8 r

29.5 r

2. Hugh Porter

34.1

31.2e

3. Mike Corby

33.0

35.9e
4. Bob Wilson

36.7

38.9e
5. Colin Dixon

38.0

6. Peter Bonetti
38.3
7. Peter Brown
39.5
8. Brian London
40.6

100 METERS

1. Bob Wilson

12.4e

2. Mike Corby

12.7e

3. Colin Dixon

12.9e

4. Peter Bonetti

13.0e

SOCCER TEST - 3 goals, slalom course against Dai Davis

1. Brian London
3 - 51.7e
2. Peter Brown
2 - 46.7e
3. Colin Dixon
1 - N/A
4. Mike Corby
1 - N/A
5. Hugh Porter
1 - 46.1e
6. Jim Fox
0 - 48.4e

OBSTACLE COURSE

1. Peter Bonetti

52.24

48.9e
2. Jim Fox

56.42

50.4e
3. Hugh Porter

59.31

4. Peter Brown

59.67

5. Colin Dixon
1:09.39
6. Bob Wilson
1:12.50
7. Brian London
1:13.31
8. Mike Corby
1:16.93

 

e = estimated time

r = Superstars record

N/A = result not available

dnf - did not finish

nm - no mark

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