In the mix of a successful New Zealand sporting weekend, two Kiwis produced an eggcellent result at the World Egg Throwing Championships.

Riki Paewai and Kris Richards claimed the World Egg Throwing Title on Sunday (UK time) in the 13th annual event in the English village of Swaton.

EGG BREAKING NEWS 🥚🥇 Kris Richards and Riki Paewai WON the 2018 Egg Throwing & Catching title....and they set a world...

Posted by WillimentNZ on Sunday, 24 June 2018

Scrambling their competition, Paewai and Hornstein poached the Egg Throwing & Catching title while setting a new world record throw of 93.60m.

The pair held the previous record of 85.96 meters, which they set at the New Zealand Rural Games in Palmerston North in March.


It was the second year running that sports travel company WillimentNZ sponsored Kiwis to compete in England at the Championships.

Egg tossers from Australia, Spain, Germany, Japan, Belgium and Ireland also took part in the event hosted by the World Egg Throwing Federation.