TAKE ON THE WORLD
TAKE ON THE WORLD

2022 ASIA-PACIFIC REGIONAL RESULTS

More than 1,500 machine operators were tested by their local dealers throughout Asia-Pacific between March and September 2022. Thirteen operators qualified for the regional event that was hosted at the Caterpillar D Tech Center in Chichibu, Japan. The best three operators from this group will represent Team Asia-Pacific in Las Vegas at the Final event in March 2023.

 

The operators were tested on the following four pieces of equipment:

  • 320 Medium Excavator
  • 950M Z Medium Wheel Loader
  • 303 CR Mini Excavator
  • 432 Backhoe Loader*

 

*This machine was used for training purposes only. Scores from this challenge did not contribute to the operator’s final score.

Global Finalists

  1. Masato Imai, Nippon Caterpillar
  2. Patrick Doheny, William Adams
  3. Nick Thompson, CavPower
Masato Imai
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Masato Imai
Patrick Doheny
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Patrick Doheny
Nick Thompson
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Nick Thompson

 

 

Other Award Winners

Awards were given for Best Team, and best time executing each challenge.




Safety Award Winner

Sebastian Behr
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Sebastian Behr

Jake Myers

Dealer: WesTrac WA


320 Excavator Challenge Winner & 950M Z Wheel Loader Challenge Winner

Pontus Eriksson
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Pontus Eriksson

Masato Imai

Dealer: Nippon Caterpillar

303 CR Mini Excavator Challenge Winner & 432 Backhoe Loader Challenge Winner

Adam Kaczor
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Adam Kaczor

Patrick Doheny

Dealer: William Adams

See What You Missed

Catch up on all the action from the 2022 Asia-Pacific Regional event on our Cat Construction Australia page on Facebook.

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CONGRATULATIONS TO ALL OF OUR ASIA-PACIFIC REGIONAL COMPETITION PARTICIPANTS

Name - Yoichiro Higashi
Dealer - Caterpillar Kyushu
Company Name - FUKUUE Sangyo
Location - Kagoshima, Japan

Name - Masato Imai
Dealer - Nippon Caterpillar
Company Name - TANAKA Industry
Location - Niigata, Japan

Name - Shingo Minato
Dealer - Shikoku kiki
Company Name - MINATO SEKIZAI
Location - Kagawa, Japan

Name - Tadahiko Wake
Dealer - Shikoku kenpan
Company Name - TOMIHISA
Location - Ehime, Japan

 

 

Name - Samir Bhuyan
Dealer - Gainwell Commosales Pvt Ltd
Company Name - Patra & Patra Pvt Ltd
Location - Orissa, India

Name - Jack Divall
Dealer - WesTrac NSW
Company Name - Divall’s Earthmoving & Bulk Haulage
Location - Australia

Name - Gunawan
Dealer - PT Trakindo
Company Name - PT Satria Bahana Sarana
Location - Indonesia

Name - Jake Myers
Dealer - WesTrac WA
Company Name - MLG OZ
Location - Western Australia, Australia

 

 

Name - Nicanor Natinga Jr.
Dealer - Monark Corporation
Company Name - Myrmidon Construction
Location - Philippines

Name - Srinivas T
Dealer - GMMCO Limited
Company Name - Sri Vishnu Granites
Location - Telangana, India

Name - Nick Thompson
Dealer - Cavpower
Company Name - Modcon Civil
Location - South Australia, Australia

Name - Patrick Doheny
Dealer - William Adams
Company Name - CRE Group
Location - Victoria, Australia

 

 

Name - Aiden Lee
Dealer - Hastings Deering
Company Name - Queensland Electrical Solutions
Location - Queensland, Australia

 

 

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Challenge Surveying
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GOC Event Crowd
Excavator Challenge
Arial View of Challenges
Winners & Participants
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Challenge Surveying
Dozer & Wheel Loader
Excavator Winners & Participants
Participant Operating Mini Excavator
Participant Operating D2 Excavator

FIND OUT MORE ABOUT THE CHALLENGE

Take a look back at the 2019-2020 Global Operator Challenge. Get a peek at the machine tests competing operators must perform. And view a list of participating dealers.

 

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