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National Championships: Par GERELL emerged victoriously in Sweden


06/03/2011 – In Sweden at the National Championships in Men? singles Par GERELL from Falkenbergs BTK won for the first time. He was in the final last year when he lost against Jan-Ove WALDNER, 0-4. Now he beat Jorgen PERSSON, who won the second gold

06/03/2011 – In Sweden at the National Championships in Men? singles Par GERELL from Falkenbergs BTK won for the first time. He was in the final last year when he lost against Jan-Ove WALDNER, 0-4. Now he beat Jorgen PERSSON, who won the second gold medal of five in singles in the same place – Eriksdalshallen, Stockholm – 1988. In the fifth, the last set, Jorgen had 7-2 but GERELL won 11-8.

WALDNER? He lost in his home town in his second match against Viktor BRODD from S??hamns UIF. WALDNER, representing Sparvagens BTK, has nine gold medals in singles (the first one 1983), but he has no titles in Stockholm.

For Matilda EKHOLM in Women? singles it was the third gold medal. Before: 2007 and 2009. Now she played five matches and won all with 4-0.

In Men? double GERELL/LUNDQUIST won for the third time together – 2009, 2010, 2011. They have one gold medal before (Lundquist 2003, Gerell 2005) and each one of them four together.

In Women? double Matilda EKHOLM/Malin PETTERSSON won again. They have two titles together – 2010, 2011.
In every day, Friday to Sunday, it was 700 to 800 spectators in Eriksdalshallen.

Swedish Championships 2011 (Stockholm 4-6 March)

MEN? SINGLES – Final: Par GERELL, Falkenbergs BTK-J??n PERSSON, Halmstad BTK 11-8, 11-8, 10-12, 11-4, 11-8. Semifinals: PERSSON-Robert ERIKSSON, BTK Rekord 11-4, 11-7, 14-16, 11-3, 11-3, GERELL-Jens LUNDQUIST, S??hamns UIF 11-4, 5-11, 11-5, 7-11, 7-11, 11-8, 11-7.

GERELL’s WAY TO THE GOLD MEDAL
1) 4-1 bt Joachim BACHSTATTER, Vaxj?? (10,6,-5,3,6)
2) 4-0 bt Jesper BERGLUND, Angby SK (3,3,3,9)
3) 4-3 bt Mattias ??SJ??sl??AI (10,7,-9,-5,-10,5,9)
4) 4-3 bt Kristian KARLSSON, Halmstad BTK (8,-7,-10,6,8,-9,6)
5) 4-3 bt Jens LUNDQUIST, S??hamns UIF (4,-5,5,-7,-7,8,7)
6) 4-1 bt J??n PERSSON, Halmstad BTK (8,8,-10,4,8)

WOMEN? SINGLES – Final: Matilda EKHOLM, Riddaren BTK-Marie OLSSON, Raa BTK 12-10, 11-3, 12-10, 11-7. Semifinals: EKHOLM-Marie PERSSON, Team Malarenergi BTK 11-6, 11-3, 11-7, 11-5; OLSSON-Malin PetteRsson, Team Malarenergi BTK 11-13, 11-8, 17-15, 8-11, 11-5, 11-8.

EKHOLM’s WAY TO THE GOLD MEDAL (20-0)
1) 4-0 bt Emelie FITZGERALD, As IF (1,2,2,7)
2) 4-0 bt Barbro WIKTORSSON, IK Juno (6,8,7,7)
3) 4-0 bt Kajsa ANDERSSON, Raa BTK (1,7,5,5)
4) 4-0 bt Marie PERSSON, Team Malarenergi BTK (6,3,7,5)
5) 4-0 bt Marie OLSSON, Raa BTK (10,3,10,7)

MEN? DOUB LES – Final: Par GERELL/Jens LUNDQUIST, Falkenbergs BTK/S??hamns UIF-Johan SONDELL/Robert SVENSSON, BTK Kavlinge/Esl??AI 12-10, 5-11, 12-10, 11-8. Semifinals: GERELL/LUNDQUIST-Viktor BRODD/Hampus NORDBERG, S??hamns UIF 11-5, 11-6, 11-8; SONDELL/SVENSSON-Johan AXELQVIST/Mattias OVERSJO 15-13, 11-6, 12-14, 12-10.

WOMEN? DOUBLES – Final: Matilda EKHOLM/Malin PETTERSSON, Riddaren BTK/Team Malarenergi BTK-Marie PERSSON/Nina VAKKILA, Team Malarenergi BTK 11-6, 11-7, 12-10. Semifinals: EKHOLM/PETTERSSON-Marina DONNER/Sara RASK, Tabergs SK/Danningelanda BTK 9-11, 11-7, 7-11, 11-6, 11-9; PERSSON/VAKKILA-Kajsa ANDERSSON/Marie OLSSON, Raa BTK 11-8, 11-8, 11-9

MIXED DOUBLES - Final: Anthony TRAN/Daniela MOSKOVITS, Sparvagens BTK-Mattias ??SJ??a S??LUND, Esl??AI/Sparvagens BTK 11-3, 5-11, 12-10, 12-10. Semifinals: ??SJ??DERLUND-Mats SANDELL/Marina DONNER, Sparvagens BTK/Tabergs SK 11-5, 12-10, 6-11, 12-10; TRAN/MOSKOVITS-Simon ARVIDSSON/Marie OLSSON, BTK Rekord/Raa BTK 12-10, 11-13, 12-10, 14-12

(by Orjan WESTBERG, courtesy SBTF)

Photo: Matilda EKHOLM (Photo Roscher)

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