Silver for Swedish Mini-Cadet Boy in ParaguayPhoto: Courtesy www.svenskbordtennis.com
Tom HOLMQVIST finished second at the 2017 Paraguay Junior & Cadet Open, ITTF Junior Circuit in Asuncion
Tom HOLMQVIST from Sweden won silver medal at the 2017 Paraguay Junior & Cadet Open, ITTF Junior Circuit in Asuncion, as he lost to second seeded Brazilian Joon SHIM in straight games of the final match – 3:0 (11:7, 11:4, 11:5).
In the semi-final game HOLMQVIST defeated his compatriot Love IWARSSON 3:1 (11:6, 11:9, 6:11, 11:8), while SHIM overcame Argentinean Facundo DE LEON 3:0 (11:7, 11:4, 11:7).
Swedish national team, composed by nine boys, has represented Europe at the 2017 Paraguay Junior & Cadet Open. Mini-Cadet players were most successful part of the squad, having three quarter-finalists.