During the 4 days was held in Malmö 7 annual international Super Series tournament Nordic Junior Squash Open.
And may this year we did not take first place, Ukrainian athletes to represent our country in Sweden. our junior, participant category BU11 - David Zaicenko She took bronze in Malmö, and brothers Shcherbakovs We took the honorary prize 4th place in their age categories.
9-year-old resident of Kiev David Zaicenko, 67 number of the European rankings in the boys category up 13 years, multiple participant of the international squash tournament among juniors, brings its first medal from the European tournament. The youngest participant of the tournament Super Series win bronze, defeating three opponents from Sweden, The United States and the Czech Republic with a score of 3:0 in the group standings, and only in the match against the first seeded Pole Matthew bird lost.
In the final match of 3-4 seats Zaichenko confidently beat his compatriot Yegor Shcherbakov with the score 7-11, 11-7, 13-11, 9-11, 11-6. Yegor in this category was in the fourth step of the podium.
Did not remain without awards in the category of up to 11 and 15 years two of our athletes, take pride of 4 place in their age groups. Brothers Shcherbakovs 9 years Yegor Shcherbakov and 14-year-old Dmitry ml. ascended the pedestal prize after a successful start to the international performances.
All in all Italy made four participants from Ukraine. Among other positions the most successful in the tournament competition table began play David Zaichenko in BU13 category, junior took 16 in the boys category up 13 years. Nineteenth place in the asset Yegor Shcherbakov (VU13), in Julia Laukarta (BU19) thirty-second place.
Now Ukrainian skvoshisty preparing for the next competition - Slovak Junior Open 2019, which will take place 11 – 13 October Slovakia.
Congratulations to the athletes and wish them further success!
© Anna Tesleva