Rapport from U21 European Championship in Sarajevo 5.04-9.04.23
Norwegian team had two players participating in the Championship:
Toftaker Martine and Haug Borgar. Both these players competed in individual and double categories. Only 56 best players from ranking in Europe were allowed to participate. In single class the system implemented was that to get to the best 16 phase (to get to main draw) each player had to pass through 2 group stages (in each stage and in each group there were 4 players). In each stage only the first two players in the group were promoted to the next stage. In double class system implemented was knockout. On continuation you will be presented with the results and some comments.
Haug Borgar (9 seeded number) single class.
1st group stage (second place in the group):
- Lost 3-4 to Colon Flavien (30) from France (Borgar was leading 3-1
in that match)
- Won 4-0 against Pejic Dario (55) from Bosnia and Hercegovina
- Won 4-0 against Pons Arnau (35) from Spain
2nd group stage (third place in the group):
- Got WO against Stumper Kay
- Lost 0-4 against Istrate Andrei Teodor (12) from Romania (that player finished in 3-4 place in the Championship)
- Lost 2-4 against Giovannetti Tommaso (18) from Italy
Borgar did not get to the main draw.
In double class Borgar was playing together with one player from Italy
Oyebode John (13).
- 1st round won 3-2 against double from Spain Nunez Miguel/Pons
- 2nd round won 3-2 against double from Hungary and Slovakia Lei
- 3rd round lost 1-3 against double from Romania Ionescu
Borgar and his partner finished in position 5-8.
Toftaker Martine (26 seeded number) single class.
1st group stage (third place in the group):
- Lost 2-4 to Cincurova Ema (51) from Slovakia
- Lost 3-4 to Dymytrenko Anastasiya (15) from Ukraine (Martine was down 0-3)
- Won 4-2 to Bogdanowicz Natalia (40) from Poland
Martine did not get to the main draw.
In double class Martine played together with player from Lithuania Riliskyte Kornelija (21).
- 1st round won 3-0 against double from Italy Barani
- 2nd round lost 0-3 against double from Turkey Harac Ece/Yilmaz Ozge (seeded number one)
Martine and her partner finished in position 9-16