The final victory over the Polish team has allowed the national team of Ukraine to repeat the achievement 2014 year and the second time in its history, to reach the final of the seventeenth place of the European Championship. The third division is descended Poland and Croatia, which next year will replace the team of Portugal and Italy.

Because of, that the Ukrainian and Polish skvoshisty play each other first year (not just individual tournaments, but also in friendly matches, competed at the command of the European Nations Cup and European Championship level), their meeting has long been included in the status of principle. At the same time the Polish skvoshistam rarely able to overcome our players, but they did not give up and continued to hope for a possible victory. So here - although, Ukrainian team that knocked out early the right to stay in the second division, and the Poles at all hands flew in the third, they wanted to slam the door goodbye. And it is almost failed.

The first and second racket of our neighbors Pşemыslav Atras and What Mateusz whether fighting Denis homestead from Constantine Rybal'chenko, forcing them to hold on to the court for an hour and play five games. The hardest part had the captain of our national team, who still could not catch the game - the first two games in the stretched moral standing, these two just gave, and fifth took more in the nature of - 17:15.

Dmitry Pogrebnyak, conducted a second game in this championship, I was not quite ready for the pressure Marcina Karvovskogo, losing to him in three games. Only the most experienced fighter Ruslan Sorochinskiy He demonstrated the power of the Ukrainian school of squash and easily picked up their game in Peter Hemmerling.

As for the rotation among divisions, Switzerland has proved its worth and has returned to the first division after a year. The company made her the winner of the Czech Republic tournament. Wales is limited only bronze medals and pulled his return to the elite for another year. In place of the Czech Republic and Switzerland, descend to the second division, such as the bison world squash Netherlands (together with the familiar Ukrainian players Piedra Shveertmanom, Sebastianom Veeninkom and Dylan Benetton), and Ireland, the first of which is experienced racket Arthur Gaskin. They, along with Wales and will be considered favorites for the European Championship-2017 in the second division.

A full European champion became the six Englishmen in the face James Uillstropa, Dэrila Selby, Chris Simpson, Tom Richards, Adrian Waller and James Declan. In the classic final England won ahead of France (Gregory Gaultier, Mathieu Castanet, Hrehua Marsh, Lucas Serme and Ƶoffrej Dermon) with the score 2:1. by the way, despite starting from the defeat Uillstropa Gaultier! Third place was won by the Scots, well ahead of time completed its fight over the German national team.

European Team Championship (Warsaw, Poland)

4-7 May

II дивизион

Matches for 9-12 seats

Ukraine(9) - Poland(12) – 3:1 (9:7)

Denis homestead - Pşemыslav Atras - 3:2 (5:11, 11:9, 12:10, 9:11, 11:2)

Konstantin Rыbalychenko - What Mateus - 3:2 (12:10, 11:9, 4:11, 3:11, 17:15)

Ruslan Sorochinskiy - Peter Hemmerling - 3:0 (11:8, 11:6, 11:8)

Dmitry PogrebnyakMarcin Karvovski0:3 (8:11, 3:11, 8:11)

Norway(10) - Croatia(11) – 2:2 (8:8, on points 160:149)

match with 7 a place

Hungary - Israel - 3:1 (9:5)

match for 5 a place

Austria - Belgium2:2 (7:9)

match for 3 a place

Wales - Denmark - 2:1 (8:4)


Czech Republic - Switzerland - 2:1 (9:7)

Final standings

Division I

  1. England
  2. France
  3. Scotland
  4. Germany
  5. Spain
  6. Finland
  7. Netherlands
  8. Ireland

II дивизион

1 (9). Czech Republic
2 (10). Switzerland
3 (11). Wales
4 (12). Denmark
5 (13). Belgium
6 (14). Austria
7 (15). Hungary
8 (16). Israel
9 (17). Ukraine
10 (18). Norway
11 (19). Croatia
12 (20). Poland

Division III
1 (21). Portugal
2 (22). Italy
3 (23). Jersey
4 (24). Luxembourg
5 (25). Greece
6 (26). Malta
7 (27). Gibraltar
8 (28). on the Isle of Man
9 (29). Belarus
10 (30). Romania

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