Hosts Denmark are Euro Team Champions
Defeated Austria 3-2 in the final
Wednesday, March 30, 2005
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.
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