Ukrainian skvoshisty driven home victories and new records! This weekend in Hamburg (Germany) It hosted the prestigious Super Series squash tournament among juniors GJO2018. Ukrainian athletes returned with two awards: Dmitry Shcherbakov (to 13 years) He won gold, a Nadezhda Usenko (to 19 years) – bronze.
His first big international success was 12-year-old Dmitry Shcherbakov, it already has such high honors as bronze and on Czech18 4 prize on Belgian17. but the result, which he won in Hamburg – this is his highest honor to date. Skvoshist consistently defeated rivals from Germany, David Luennemann [25/32] (3:0), Czech Republic David Linhart [13/16] (3:0), Norway Sebastian Hylland [5/8] (3:0). In the semifinals, he defeated Dmitry German Fabian Igelbrink (3:0), and in the final defeated 2 seyannomu Swiss David Bernet score 3:1 (11-4, 11-8, 8-11, 11-5).
18-year-old from Kiev Nadezhda Usenko, the second number of the European rankings, multiple winner of the tournament in the German Junior Open GU17 category, GU15. First appeared in the most senior category at the tournament in Germany, this time was stronger rivals from Holland Juliette Permentier [9/12](3:0) Germany and Katerina Tycova [3/4] (3:0). but, athlete in the semifinals with a score of 9-11, 11-7, 13-15, 11-3, 11-6 ceded Maas flower  from Holland.
In the bronze final against Ambre Allinckx [3/4] Our skvoshistka inflicted defeat with the Swiss system account 3:1 (1-11, 11-7, 11-8, 11-8).
All in all, Germany has acted 6 Participants from Ukraine. Among the other athletes have become the most successful games Alina Bushmen (BU19) and Timothy Radionova (BU13), who took fifth and sixth place, respectively. Fifteenth place in the asset Julia Zhukavets (GU17) and the 27th Julius Laukarta (BU17).
Now Ukrainian skvoshisty preparing for the next competition – U19 Individual & Team Championships 2018, which will take place 24 March-1 April in Poland.
Congratulations to the athletes and wish them further success!
© Anna Tesleva