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Triple gold for team Europe

With gold medals in all three divisions, Team Europe did a miracle that no other team in the world has been able to achieve so far. Kristina Tkach, Sanjin Pehlivanovis and Fedor Gorst are the golden trios who will write their names in the European pool history. Sanjin Pehlivanovic was the first to start final …

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World junior 9-ball championships Day 3

Team Europe has already secured seven medals in World junior 9-ball championships so far and has a huge potential to win a gold with representatives in all three finals. In the girls’ division, Kristina Tkach (Russia) needed her best against the USA rising start April Larson to secure her place in the final. The match …

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World junior 9-ball championships Day 2

The second day of World juniors 9-ball championships continued with winner qualification rounds in all three divisions. In the pupils division, Wiktor Zielinski (Poland) played against Robie James Capito (Hongkong). The match turned out to be a very exciting thriller with ups and downs from both players. After the few mistakes in the start of …

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Moscow, Russia hosts the 2017 World Junior Championships

68 athletes from 22 countries have come to Russia’s capital to determine this year’s Worlds 9-Ball champions in three divisions – girls, juniors under 19 and pupils under 17. Top youth athletes from five continents will decide who is going to be the world champion this year. The team Europe consist of 11 players (3 …

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Maciol wins the Silver Medal

In an exciting and thrilling final match in the U19 division with China’s Kong De Jing, Daniel Maciol could not get his best performance on the table and lost clearly with 2:11. Throughout the whole event, Maciol demonstrated high class pool on a solid level. In the final, he missed some makable shots, fell out …

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Five Bronze Medals and one chance for Gold

Team Europe has conquered five Bronze Medals already with one chance for a Gold Medal left. That is the brilliant summary for Team Europe so far from the World Junior 9-Ball Championships in Shanghai, China. Day three started with loser’s round matches where Dina Fatikhova, Diana Khodjaeva and Fedor Gorst all tried to keep a …

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World Championships claim first casualties

While most European players still have a chance for a Gold Medal, Kostas Koukiakadis and Kristina Tkach have exited the event already today. In the girls division, team Asia is dominating the field at large. Kristina Tkach lost her winner’s round match to Chen Chia Hua (CHN) 4:7. The same result was valid for Diana …

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Day one provides almost a clean slate

Team Europe has finished a very successful day one at the WPA World 9-Ball Championships for Juniors. Out of 11 matches, 10 victories were taken with only one defeat to be recorded. In the U17, Sanjin Pehlivanovic (7:0), Fedor Gorst (7:1) and Wiktor Zielinski (7:2) were able to come up with clear victories that were …

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World Junior 9-Ball Championships ready to go

The WPA World Junior 9-Ball Championships in Shanghai, China, are ready to kick off. Team Europe is in good shape already. After the press conference in Huimin Middle School, an International Fun Cup was played with 5 players per continent. There were 4 different exercises and drills to play and team Europe has taken the …

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EPBF Junior Team on its way to China

The WPA World 9-Ball Championships for Juniors will be played from November 16-20, 2016, in Shanghai, China. The EPBF will be represented by Kristina Tkach (RUS), Dina Fatikhova (RUS), Diana Khodjaeva (BEL) in the girls division, Wiktor Zielinski (POL), Sanjin Pehlivanovic (BIH), Kestutis Zadeikis (LIT) and Fedor Gorst (RUS) in the U17 division and Patrick …

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