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How fast are the over 40's in competitions?

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I'm Mark Adams and was born in '72. I'd expect to drop my 3x3 average next time I compete. Hopefully to sub 40s but the 32s single was pretty decent for me. I'll smash the Pyraminx time if I actually practice it and hopefully will set sub 3 mins in 3BLD.
 

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Fewest moves? :)
Now added to original post.

I'm Mark Adams and was born in '72. I'd expect to drop my 3x3 average next time I compete. Hopefully to sub 40s but the 32s single was pretty decent for me. I'll smash the Pyraminx time if I actually practice it and hopefully will set sub 3 mins in 3BLD.
Thanks Mark. Sounds like your 3BLD is coming along nicely!
 
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I haven't really read it, but you don't seem to be using the birth years. So instead of "How fast are the over 40's in competitions?", I think you're getting "How fast were the now over 40's in competitions?". You might include records from before they were 40.
 

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Some over-40 3x3x3 averages, using some old data I found (may not be accurate and is definitely missing people):
Ron van Bruchem, 12.62
Gilles Roux, 13.03
Ernesto Fernandez Regueira, 16.15
Ton Dennenbroek, 16.61 (over 50)
Fumiki Koseki, 16.65
Masayuki Akimoto, 17.22
Agustin Diaz Moron, 17.79
Guus Razoux Schultz, 17.86
Benoit Goubin, 18.15
Michiel van der Blonk, 18.79
Junya Tomita, 18.90
Mike Hughey, 19.82 (over 50)
Shuichi Kuroiwa, 20.37
Lars Petrus, 20.48 (and 21.30 over 50)
David Barr, 21.44
Reiner Thomsen, 21.59
Maria Oey, 22.14 (over 50)
Cristiano Alba, 22.46
Hans van der Zijden, 22.50 (over 50)
Tommy Gustavsson, 23.12
Angelo Federico, 23.27
Hiroshi Ishino, 23.27 (over 50)
Hong Chen, 23.36
Nandor Fekete, 23.49
Javier Paris, 23.70
Adam Joks, 23.71
Arjan Bosse, 23.86
Jean-Louis Mathieu, 25.62 (and 28.42 @ over 50)
Bill Berry, 28.82 (over 50)
Petri Vanhala, 30.00 (over 50)
Bill McGaugh, 32.03 (over 50)
Ikuo Hyakuta, 34.51 (over 50)
John Louis, 35.77 (over 50)
Bruce Norskog, 39.08 (over 50)
Rune Wesstrom, 41.14 (over 80 :p)
Karoly Farkas, 43.38 (over 50) and 46.31 (over 60)
Hideaki Tomoyori, 54.88 (over 80 :p)

And Takao Hashimoto got a 15.67 Square-1 average at over 40 :)
 
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I haven't really read it, but you don't seem to be using the birth years. So instead of "How fast are the over 40's in competitions?", I think you're getting "How fast were the now over 40's in competitions?". You might include records from before they were 40.
I wondered if anyone would spot that last night. I've now introduced year of birth into the SQL.

Age on 1st January dictates the age for the duration of the year. e.g. Someone born in 1974 is considered to be 40 for the whole of 2015.

The original post now shows an "approximate" age using the 1st January logic.

Some over-40 3x3x3 averages, using some old data I found (may not be accurate and is definitely missing people):

And Takao Hashimoto got a 15.67 Square-1 average at over 40 :)
Thanks. It's a shame the WCA database doesn't include the year of birth. Is your data from an old WCA extract containing DOB?
 
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Some really interesting data, thanks for sharing :)

As you can see, I'm 45 but haven't competed in two years so really hoping to get quite a few comp PB's next month :)


... stupid connection, perhaps a moderator could remove the duplicate :)
 
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Some really interesting data, thanks for sharing :)

As you can see, I'm 45 but haven't competed in two years so really hoping to get quite a few comp PB's next month :)
No problem. Did you come across many older UK cubers when you were last competing?

It seems like a few have appeared in the last couple of years.
 
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