Just last month in Norway Anton Modin was a last-minute name on the entry list for the UIM Class 3A World Championships. With Norwegian Andrine Goderstad Hirschel Haag as his navigator, he set about securing a title that had eluded him in the six years he had raced in the class. Can he secure two more world titles this week when he arrives in Öregrund, Sweden.
The Öregrunds Racerklubb is Sweden’s biggest powerboat racing club, probably best known for organising the Roslagsloppet race. This week along with celebrating the Sixtieth Anniversary of their most famous race they will also host the UIM World Championship in Offshore 3J and Round Three and Four for the UIM World Championship in Offshore 3B.
Modin along with his co-driver Christoffer Groth arrive in Öregrund with a healthy advantage in the race to become the 3B world champs after taking maximum points at the first two rounds that took place Tvedestrand.
They won’t have it all their own way though as their Swedish rivals Rasmus Hamrén and Madeleine Samuelsson in B-32 will be looking to get back into the hunt for the gold medal.
Modin and Groth will also be competing on Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday in the 3J class which fortunately gets under way on the conclusion of the 3B races. Amongst those who they will be racing against include Stefan Arand, who has Mathilda Wiberg as his co-driver. Back in 2019 they took the title and are not about to relinquish it. From Sweden Matilda and Adam Wrenkler will also provide stiff opposition, along with Hilmer and Willhelm Wiberg.
|UIM 3B World Championship|
|B-19||Sweden||Urban Lagerström||Caroline Wigerman||Twister 20||Mercury 115|
|B-32||Sweden||Rasmus Hamrén||Madeleine Samuelsson||Twister 20||Mercury 115|
|B-82||Sweden||Anton Modin||Kristoffer Groth||Twister 20||Mercury 115|
|B-98||Sweden||Filip Eriksson||Fredrik Groth Fyrö||Twister 20||Mercury 115|
|UIM Class 3J World Championship|
|J-1||Stefan Arand||Estonia||Mathilda Wiberg||Sweden||Dalla Pieta 16||Mercury 60|
|J-14||Hilmer Wiberg||Sweden||Willhelm Wiberg||Sweden||Dalla Pieta 16||Mercury 60|
|J-20||Matilda Wrenkler||Sweden||Adam Wrenkler||Sweden||Dalla Pieta 16||Mercury 60|
|J-22||Viveka Vapaavuori||Finland||Joona Tikka||Finland||TG 5000 XR||Mercury 60|
|J-36||Rikard Ingvarsson||Sweden||Adam Jansson||Sweden||Dalla Pieta 16||Mercury 60|
|J-52||Aleksi Mäkinen||Finland||Marko Ihalainen||Finland||Dalla Pieta 16||Mercury 60|
|J-57||Oline Nordli||Norway||Andrine Goderstad Hirschel-Haag||Norway||Dalla Pieta 16||Mercury 60|
|J-82||Anton Modin||Sweden||Kristoffer Groth||Sweden||Dalla Pieta 16||Mercury 60|
|J-86||Tomi Huuhka||Finland||Lenni Strandberg||Finland||Dalla Pieta 16||Mercury 60|
|J-100||Linus Rosen||Sweden||Liam Lundin||Sweden||Dalla Pieta 16||Mercury 60|
|J-411||Linus Wallin||Sweden||Hanna Atterling||Sweden||Aero 18||Mercury 60|