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At the 2013 Swedish Junior & Cadet Open – ITTF Premium Junior Circuit in Orebro LEE Chia-Sheng of Taipei and Marie MIGOT of France clinched the titles in their respective Junior Boys and Girls Singles Event.
In the final of the boys event LEE Chia-Sheng overcame Enzo ANGLES of France 4:0 (11:5,11:8,11:3,11:9). Previously in semis LEE beat Mehdi BOULOUSSA of France by the same margin (15:13,11:5,11:9,11:2), whilst LIAO Cheng-Ting of taipei suffered by the hands of Enzo 0:4 (5:11,4:11,9:11,6:11).
In the semi final of the girl’s event Alina ARLOUSKAYA of Belarus stretched Marie MIGOT to full distance 3:4 (8:11,11:8,12:10,11:6,9:11,8:11,10:12), whilst Linda BERGSTROM of Sweden suffered in straight games against Marina BERHO of France 0:4 (7:11,8:11,2:11,9:11). In the final MIGOT succeeded in five games (12:10,10:12,11:6,11:8,11:2).
LEE Chia-Sheng and LIAO Cheng-Ting of Taipei beat Anders ERIKSSON and Henrik JOHANSSON of Sweden in the final of the Junior Boys Doubles Event. Natalia BAJOR and Sandra WABIK of Poland beat Marina BERHO and Marie MIGOT of France at the last hurdle.
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Photo: first left, Marie MIGOT (courtesy FFTT)