The European Youth Championships – day 2

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Malcolm Macfarlane

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The 54th European Youth Championships in Kazan, Russia finished off the stage 1 groups today on Day 2

Cadet Girls.

In their final group match Croatia proved too strong for England winning 3 – 1 with Tin Tin Ho winning the one match. This result left the cadets in 4th place in the group.

Cadet Boys.

Estonian Alexander Lyshin won two singles and a doubles match against England in the cadet boy’s final group match. This left all teams in the group with one win each and England topped the group on count back.

Junior Girls.

England girls played out a thrilling final group match against Lithuania. Tressa Armitage found top form and won two matches plus a win from Karina Le Fevre gave them a 3 – 2 win to put them in second place in the group.

Junior Boys.

In the second group match Hampus Sonderlund won his two matches to help Sweden to a 3 – 1 win over England.

The second match was a different story with Liam Pitchford leading the way for England winning his two singles 3 – 0 against Lithuania and with one win from Sean Cullen England won 3 – 1 to finish the group in second place.

Photo: Tressa Armitage – two tight wins the key to beating Lithuania – photo courtesy of  Henk Hommes

Results

Cadet Boys

England (ENG) – Estonia (EST)     1 : 3

529 MORAIS, Igor (ENG) beat 535 PAE, Mihkel (EST)            11 : 2, 11 : 9, 11 : 5
528 WEERASINGHE, Helshan (ENG) lost to 534 LUSHIN, Aleksandr (EST)    11 : 9, 4 : 11, 9 : 11, 10 : 12
529 MORAIS, Igor/528 WEERASINGHE, Helshan (ENG) lost to
534 LUSHIN, Aleksandr/535 PAE, Mihkel (EST)            8 : 11, 8 : 11, 10 : 12
529 MORAIS, Igor (ENG)  lost to 534 LUSHIN, Aleksandr (EST)        8 : 11, 11 : 7, 8 : 11, 4 : 11

England Cadet Boys finish 1st on Individual match ratio

Cadet Girls

Croatia (HRV) – England (ENG)     3 : 1

744 RAKOVAC, Lea (HRV)  beat 728 TORKINGTON, Emma (ENG)        11 : 6, 11 : 8, 11 : 6
745 SREBRNJAK, Dorina (HRV)  lost to 726 HO, Tin Tin (ENG)        11 : 13, 4 : 11, 11 : 7, 6 : 11
744 RAKOVAC, Lea/745 SREBRNJAK, Dorina (HRV)  beat
726 HO, Tin Tin/727 KNOWLES, Megan (ENG)            9 : 11, 11 : 9, 11 : 7, 11 : 6
744 RAKOVAC, Lea (HRV)  beat 726 HO, Tin Tin (ENG)            11 : 5, 11 : 7, 8 : 11, 11 : 9

England Cadet Girls finish 4th

Junior Boys

England (ENG) – Sweden (SWE)     1 : 3

139 PITCHFORD, Liam (ENG)  beat 231 TRAN, Anthony (SWE)        11 : 8, 11 : 7, 12 : 10
140 EVANS, Gavin (ENG)  lost to  230 SODERLUND, Hampus (SWE)        10 : 12, 7 : 11, 12 : 10, 10 : 12
141 CULLEN, Sean (ENG) lost  to 232 FREDRIKSSON, Viktor (SWE)        7 : 11, 11 : 8, 10 : 12, 11 : 8, 9 : 11
139 PITCHFORD, Liam (ENG)  lost to 230 SODERLUND, Hampus (SWE)    4 : 11, 15 : 17, 9 : 11

England (ENG) – Lithuania (LTU)     3 : 1

139 PITCHFORD, Liam (ENG)  beat 179 UDRA, Alfredas (LTU)        11 : 9, 11 : 5, 11 : 6
140 EVANS, Gavin (ENG)  lost to 180 MIKUTIS, Tomas (LTU)            8 : 11, 9 : 11, 10 : 12
141 CULLEN, Sean (ENG)  beat 181 NAVICKAS, Ignas (LTU)            11 : 7, 9 : 11, 11 : 2,11 : 9
139 PITCHFORD, Liam (ENG)  beat 180 MIKUTIS, Tomas (LTU)        11 : 7, 11 : 9, 11 : 5

England Junior Boys finish 2nd

Junior Girls

England (ENG) – Lithuania (LTU)    3 : 2

366 PREIDZIUTE, Ingrida (LTU)  lost to 329 ARMITAGE, Tressa (ENG)        7 : 11, 9 : 11, 12 : 10, 11 : 9, 7 : 11
364 VENCKUTE, Vitalija (LTU)  lost to 328 LE FEVRE, Karina (ENG)        11 : 13, 7 : 11, 11 : 5, 11 : 7, 6 : 11
365 BASKUTYTE, Ugne (LTU)      beat 331 WHYTE, Chloe (ENG)        15 : 13, 11 : 8, 7 : 11, 11 : 7
366 PREIDZIUTE, Ingrida (LTU)  beat 328 LE FEVRE, Karina (ENG)        11 : 8, 11 : 5, 11 : 5
364 VENCKUTE, Vitalija (LTU)  lost to 329 ARMITAGE, Tressa (ENG)        11 : 7, 11 : 3, 7 : 11, 7 : 11, 4 : 11

England Junior Girls finish 2nd

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