Marc DURAN and Maria XIAO - Spanish ChampionsPhoto: Leo Ruiz
UCAM Cartagena won in Men's and Women's Teams events
The Spanish Championships for all categories was playing in Antequera. At 42 Butterfly tables new champions in main senior and junior categories are crowned, whilst the disabled categories weere scheduled for week latter.
In the Men's Singles Event Marc DURAN won his first title and Maria XIAO secured the main prize for the second time.
Duran, the DKV Borges Vall's player, beat 4-0 Endika DÍEZ (Irun Leka Enea). It was second final for DIEZ and the fifth final for DURAN; previously suffered four times against MACHADO. Álvaro ROBLES (ASV Grünwettersbach) and Jesus CANTERO (UCAM Cartagena) lost in semi-finals.
In the Women, Maria XIAO (UCAM Cartagena) clinched the title of Absolute champion of Spain, by beating Sara RAMIREZ (Vic TT). XIAO won 4-3 against Ramirez, in a final that needed to resolve in 7 sets. Gloria PANADERO (Peralto Salud Linares) and Raquel BONILLA (Arteal TM) won the bronze medal.
In doubles competition, Marc DURÁN and Oriol MOZÓ in Men's and Raquel BONILLA and Laura RAMIREZ in Women's, become Spanish champions.
In the team competition UCAM Cartagena won in Men's and Women's Teams events. In Men's UCAM Cartagena beat CajaSur Prigo 3-1 and in Women's UCAM Cartagena succeeded against Balaguer Villart Logistic.