Winner in 2015 in France and also Thailand, when play wrapped up on the night of Saturday 11th March at the ITTF Costa Brava Spanish Para Open 2023 in Platja d’Aro, Ander Cepas arised the salute of the host country.
Furthermore, he highlighted the truth he is significantly a name to keep in mind for the future; just 18 years of ages, he created among the largest shocks in the entire event.
Competing in males’s songs course 9, he ousted Japan’s Koyo Iwabuchi, the front runner, by the really narrowest of margins (11-5, 12-14, 13-11, 3-11, 11-9), before safeguarding the title at the cost of Spanish coworker, Jorge Cardona, the no. 2 seed (13-11, 14-12, 11-8).
A shock end result probably yet Ander Cepas has a taste for Platja d’Aro, he won in 2021, in 2015 being the silver medallist.
Later he partnered Jorge Cardona to males’s increases course 18 gold, the set bookkeeping for the French duo consisting of Thomas Bouvais and also Mateo Boheas (11-5, 7-11, 11-3, 11-6) to declare gold. Earlier in the day he had actually signed up with pressures with Olaia Martinez to win blended increases course 20 silver, at the last difficulty the duo experiencing loss at the hands of Brazil’s Paulo Fonseca and also Bruna Alexandre (9-11, 11-5, 13-11, 11-7).
Success for Bruna Alexandre implied she left Platja d’Aro with 2 titles to her name; earlier she had actually protected females’s songs course 9-10 gold.
Similarly, Norway’s Aida Dahlen and also Germany’s Sandra Mikolaschek asserted 2 titles, yet the leading woman was Morgan Caillaud of France; like Ander Cepas she included silver to her gold collection.
Aida Dahlen dominated in females’s songs course 8, before including the females’s increases course 14 title together with coworker Merethe Tveiten; Sandra Mikolaschek arised the females’s songs course 4-5 champion, prior to signing up with pressures with Thomas Br üchle, additionally from Germany, to declare blended increases course 10 gold.
In a furthermore capillary, Morgen Caillaud asserted females’s songs course 6-7 gold. Later in course 14 in harness with French associates, she protected blended increases gold partnering Cl ément Berthier and also females’s increases silver in harness with Lucie Hauti ère.
Two titles; added to Ander Cepas, it was the very same for Germany’s Thomas Schmidberger and alsoValentin Baus In the males’s songs, Thomas Schmidberger won gold in course 3, Valentin Baus in course 5; with each other they scheduled the leading reward in males’s increases course 8.
Success in the males’s songs occasions for Thomas Schmidberger and also Valentin Baus as prepared for, they started play the front runners; it was the very same for Frenchman Fabien Lamirault (course 2), Thomas Bouvais (course 8) and also for Mateo Boheas (course 10). Also, Denmark’s Peter Rosenmeier (course 6) and also Belgium’s Florian van Acker (course 11) validated their front runner condition.
Notably for Thomas Bouvais it was a 2nd such success this year; in February he won in Egypt.
Anticipated results yet there were males’s songs shocks, Ander Cepas was not the only one. Kim Hakjin defeated front runner Korea Republic coworker, Joo Youngdae (11-9, 11-9, 4-11, 9-11, 11-6), to declare course 1 gold; in a similar way, Japan’s Kazuki Shichino got rid of Frenchman, Maxime Thomas to arise the course 4 champ.
Not to be left out, Brazil’s Israel Stroh dismayed the order of advantage to win course 7 gold. In the title decider he made up Jean-Paul Montanus of the Netherlands (11-8, 2-11, 7-11, 13-11, 11-9).
Meanwhile, in the females’s songs, shock victors were significantly in the minority. Sandra Mikolaschek, Morgen Caillaud, Aida Dahlen and also Bruna Alexandre all began as favourites, a scenario that used additionally to Lea Ferney ofFrance The ruling globe champ, she won course 11.
The just remarkable trouble can be found in course 1-3; Italy’s Carlotta Ragazzini arising the shock champion. Not provided among the seeded names, she won course 1-3, at the semi-final phase she defeated Korea Republic’s Lee Migyu, the front runner (11-9, 7-11, 13-11, 11-5), prior to safeguarding the title at the last cost of Brazil’s Thais Severo (12-14, 11-8, 11-8, 14-12).
Attention currently looks to the Adriatic Coast in north Italy, the ITTF Lignano Masters Para Open 2023 commences on Wednesday 15th March.
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