Over the weekend, roughly 350 competitors from 40 countries raced the clock (and each other) in 19 hard-fought events at the 2011 World Rubik’s Cube Championship, October 14-16, 2011, to earn their places in Speedcubing history.
The three-day event took place at the Baiyoke Sky Hotel, Thailand’s tallest building, and was the largest World Championship event ever.
This year’s main event, the 3×3 Rubik’s Cube competition, was won by Michal Pleskowicz from Poland with an average solving time of 8.65 seconds. The first runner-up of the main event was Rowe Hessler from USA with an average solving time of 9.56 seconds.
Take the jump for the complete list of winners.
FULL LIST OF WINNERS / EVENTS: NAME / Country / Average Solve Time
2×2 Rubik’s Cube: Feliks Zemdegs/ Australia / 2.71 Sec
4×4 Rubik’s Cube: Feliks Zemdegs/ Australia/ 35.22 Sec
5×5 Rubik’s Cube: Feliks Zemdegs/ Australia / 59.94 Sec
One-handed 3×3 Rubik’s Cube: Arifumi Fushimi / Japan/ 15.56 Sec
3×3 Rubik’s Cube (fewest moves): Sebatsien Auroux / Germany / 28 Moves
3×3 Rubik’s Cube with Feet: Henrik Buus Aagaard/ Denmark / 43.05 Sec
Pyraminx: Jules Desjardin/ France / 4.67 Sec
Square-1: Dan Cohen/ USA / 16.42 Sec
Megaminx: Simon Westlund / Sweden / 51.23 Sec
Rubik’s Clock: Daniel Shepard / United Kingdom / 7.51 Sec
Rubik’s Magic: Balint Bodor / Hungary / 0.93 Sec
Master Magic: Mate Horvath/ Hungary / 2.21 Sec
3×3 Rubik’s Cube blindfolded: Zane Carney / Australia / 31.41 Sec
4×4 Rubik’s Cube blindfolded: Aldo Feandri / Indonesia / 5 Min 52.50 Sec
5×5 Rubik’s Cube blindfolded: Chris Hardwick / USA / 15 Min 6.06 Sec