Elizabet ABRAAMIAN won second gold in GuimaraesPhoto: Carlos FERREIRA
STAG 2017 European Youth Championships in Portugal
After the success in the Cadet Girls Teams Event Elizabet ABRAAMIAN of Russia added another gold to her collection. In the final of the Cadet Girls Singles Event she overcame Wenna TU of Germany.Bronze medal winners are Anastasia BONDAREVA of Germany and Elena - Adriana ZAHARIA of Romania.
Elizabet ABRAAMIAN needed six games to prevailed against TU in the final.
“It was close match, like every time when we played against each other,” said Elizabet ABRAAMIAN.
In the semi final Wenna TU established quick lead against her teammate Anastasia BONDAREVA. Anastasia managed to respond, but TU was in command when it came to the finish.
“It is the first time I reached the final in singles. I was nerveous in the beginning, but from the start I was aggressive with my game. I won won because I was mentally better,” said TU. “All I want is to play my best table tennis ever.”
Elizabet ABRAAMIAN gave Elena - Adriana ZAHARIA of Romania very little chance.
“It was a hard match. I was ready mentally and tactically. Last time we met I won 4:3, now I was much better,” said ABRAAMIAN.
Wenna TU (Germany) - Anastasia BONDAREVA (Germany) 4:2 (11:8, 11:5, 7:11, 11:6, 8:11, 11:4)
Elizabet ABRAAMIAN (Russia) - Elena - Adriana ZAHARIA (Romania) 4:1 (11:7, 9:11, 11:8, 11:4, 11:9)
Wenna TU (Germany) - Elizabet ABRAAMIAN (Russia) 2:4 (7:11, 11:7, 7:11, 3:11, 13:11, 6:11)