In an exciting and thrilling final match in the U19 division with China’s Kong De Jing, Daniel Maciol could not get his best performance on the table and lost clearly with 2:11.
Throughout the whole event, Maciol demonstrated high class pool on a solid level. In the final, he missed some makable shots, fell out of position a few times and had an opponent who did not forgive him any mistake at all. Whenever Maciol showed a weakness, Kong benefitted from it and showed no mercy with the Polish. All Maciol’s break did not work for him in the whole match. Kong performed solidly and won the match very clearly but nonetheless deserved with 11:2.
In the U17, Zheng Xiao Huai (CHN) defeated Temuujin Enkhbold (MON) 8:5. The Gold Medal in the girls division was taken by Chen Chia-Hua (TPE) who defeated her teammate Tsai Pei-Chun (TPE) 9:8.
Team Europe has totally conquered six medals, one Silver and five Bronze. This year, they could not conquer any title but all in all the performance was more than satisfying.
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