The 2014 Dynamic Billard European Championships Youth have come to an end. Today, two more disciplines were decided.
Earlier today, the 9-ball individuals were finished. Kamila Khodjaeva (BEL), Sanjin Pehlivanovic (BIH) and Raphael Wahl (GER) took the crown in the 9-ball.
It was the second Gold Medal for Khodjaeva and Wahl this week. Khodjaeva defeated Marharyta Fefilava (BLR) in the final match with 6:3. The Silver Medal is a great achievement for the young lady from Belarus. However, Khodjaeva was too strong for her today.
Final standings girls 9-ball
Kamila Khodjaeva (BEL)
Marharyta Fefilava (BLR)
Diana Khodjaeva (BEL)
Ana Gradisnik (SLO)
In the U19 division, Raphael Wahl also took his second Gold Medal this week. After having won the 8-ball, he today grabbed the 9-ball Gold with a solid 8:3 victory over Patryk Statkiewicz (POL). Wahl and his teammate Filler have dominated this EC in the U19 division since the took all four Gold Medals in the individuals. They were also a member of Team Germany U19 which played in the final match against Team Austria.
Final standings U19 9-ball
Raphael Wahl (GER)
Patryk Statkiewicz (POL)
Lukas Andersson (SWE)
Joshua Filler (GER)
Wahl and Statkiewicz had to undergo a doping test after the final.
In the U17 division, a dream came true for young Sanjin Pehlivanovic. Being the first player ever from Bosnia & Hercegovina to win a Gold Medal in Billiard Sports, he booked himself a place in the book of history in his country. He defeated Cyriel Ledoux (NED) in the final with a clear 7:3 result. Pehlivanovic played rock solid and really deserves that title.
Final standings U17 9-ball
Sanjin Pehlivanovic (BIH)
Cyriel Ledoux (NED)
Eklent Kaci (ALB)
Daniel Maciol (POL)
The team competition followed later on. In the U17, Team Poland took the Gold Medal with a 2:1 victory over Team Russia. The Polish team consisted of Wiktor Zielinski (8-ball), Michal Muklewicz (9-ball) and Daniel Maciol (14/1). In the U19, Team Germany won over Team Austria with 20. Team Germany were Raphael Wahl (8-ball), Florian Zuewert (9-ball) and Joshua Filler (14/1).
With these results, Germany wins the medal sable followed by Poland and Russia.
The Dynamic Billard European Youth Championships 2014 have come to and end today. On Sunday, August 10th, the Dynamic Billard European Championships for Ladies and Seniors will begin.
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