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Hosts Denmark are Euro Team Champions

Defeated Austria 3-2 in the final

Denmark won their first ever Championship when they beat Austria in the final game of the European Championship.

Allan Bentsen won the last game over Chen Weixing, 11-2, 5-11, 11-9, 11-5.

Austria looked like the winner as the score was in their favor 2-0 after the first two matches. But the host nation came back in an exiting come back.

Romania wins Women's Teams

Romania won the womens final 3-2 over Croatia.

Mihaela Steff (4) defeated Cornelia Vaida (27), 3-0. Crotia came back to level when Tamara Boros (1) won 3-1 over Badescu (8).

Zamfir (14) lost 3-1 to Paovic (45) which made it 2-1 Crotia. This meant that a victory for Boros against Steff would clinch the title for Croatia.

In an exciting match Steff ultimately defeated Boros 3-2, 11-8 in the decisive set. This meant that the final match between Badescu and Vaida would decide the European Championschip.

After a thrilling first set which ended 14-12 for Badescu, she went on to win the match 3-0 and brought the Championship to Romania.


Team Rankings

Mens Team Event

1. Denmark
2. Austria
3-4. Romania and Czech republic
5. Germany
6. Russia
7. Sweden
8. Belgium
9. Croatia
10. Norway
11. Serbia
12. Belarus
13. Poland
14. Spain
15. France: Relegated to Challenge Division
16. England: Relegated to Challenge Division
17. Hungary
18. Greece
19. Slovakia
20. Slovenia
21. Italy
22. Portugal
23. Ukraine
24. Holland
25. Bulgaria
26. Wales
27. Estonia
28. Luxemburg
29. Bosnia-Herzegovina
30. Scotland
31. Switzerland
32. San Marino
33. Turkey
34. Lithuania
35. Ireland
36. Kosovo

Womens Team Event

1. Romania
2. Croatia
3-4. Italy and Slovenia
5. Hungary
6. Austria
7. Germany
8. Russia
9. Belarus
10. Sweden
11. Poland
12. Belgium
13. Slovakia
14. Czech republic
15. Serbia: Relegated to Challenge Division
16. Portugal: Relegated to Challenge Division
17. Ukraine
18. Greece
19. France
20. England
21. Lithuania
22. Holland
23. Bulgaria
24. Luxemburg
25. Spain
26. Turkey
27. Bosnia-Herzegovina
28. Switzerland
29. Estonia
30. Moldavia
31. Ireland
32. Kosovo

 


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