Sweden 2 wins U23-Challenge
13 Mar 2011 at 12:37 | Published by: Hans | Views: 6872 | News search
John Widlert could give Sweden 2 the U23-Challenge victory by an ace on the last lane (Photo by Mats Wallin 2011)
After yesterdays qualifications groups it was today time for the semifinals. In the first semifinal Sweden 1 was meeting Finland and won with 26-16. In the second semifinal Sweden 2 was meeting Germany 1 and won with 26-12. So after two quite easy Swedish victories in the semifinals it was time for an all-Swedish final.
» Resulst final
In the match of third price it was much tighter but in the end Germany could secure the 3rd place by beating Finland with 22-20. In the other matches for 5-8 position Switzerland 1 won the match for 5th place over Austria 1.
In the final it was a close match all the way with quite furious play from the beginning. Filip Svensson in Sweden 1 started of the final with 7 straight aces and Thomas Öberg in Sweden 2 stared with 6 aces in the 8 first lanes. But all in the entire match was very tight all the way to the end. With 6 lanes to go it was 16-16 in the match. With 3 lanes to go it was 17-17. And with only one lane to go it was 18-18.
John Widlert of Sweden 2 aced and Filip Svenson made a two giving Sweden 2 the final victory by 19-18.
Best individually today was again Sweden 2:s staring-man Derice Shumilov Susoho with 55 strokes. He was far better than anyone else today. Best single round was made today by Germanys Sascha Spreier with a 25 round.
In total the best individuals were:
1. Karin Heschl
2. Maja Wicki
3. Frida Elmdahl
1. Derice Shomilov Susoho
2. Filip Svensson
3. Tomas Öberg
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