Ukraine won five gold at European Para Table Tennis Championships
The 2017 European Para Table Tennis Championships organized by the NPC Slovenia under the auspices and authority of the Slovenian Table Tennis Association and International Table Tennis Federation (Para Table Tennis Division) concluded today in Slovenia’s city of Lasko.
In the battles that started last Tuesday, 26 countris won medals. Most medals – 11 each – won Turkey, Poland and France, followed by Ukraine and Great Britain with 10 medals each. Ukraine won most gold medals (5) and is followed by Turkey with 4 gold medals. At least one gold medal won 10 participating countries.
„I am happy such a well organized European championahip is behind us. I believe we've set high standards for further organization of such competitions. I am especially happy and proud that teams are leaving Slovenia pleased and with good impresions. I am also happy that our national team proved that they are close to the European top of table tennis.This is a great incentive for further work and developement. Sports Federation for the Disabled of Slovenia – Paralympic Committee will try even harder to provide optimal conditions for work and developement for young talented athletes. At this point I would also like to say that we experienced many things during this championship, that will come in handy at next year's World Championship, which will also be hosted here. It will not take a week for organizational team to gather and set up work for the upcoming World Championship – so called SPINT 2018!“ said Damijan LAZAR, the president of organizational board of EPINT 2017 and of NPC Slovenia – Paralympic Committee, after the champioship.
TF 2-3: gold Croatia, Andela MUZINIC and Helena DRETAR, silver Italy, Michela BRUNELLI, Giada ROSSI, bronze Turkey, Nergiz ALTINTAS, Hatice DUMAN.
TF 4-5: gold Serbia, Borislava PERIC RANKOVIC, Nada MATIC, Biljana UBOVIC, silver Great Britain Susan GILROY, Megan SHACKLETON, bronze Russia Nadejda PUSHPASHEVA, Aleksandra VASILEVA.
TF 6-8: gold Russia, Ulija SHISHKINA (OVSYANNIKOVA), Raisa CHEBANIKA, Victoriya SAFONOVA, silver Juliane WOLF, Stephanie GREBE, Corinna HOCHDORFER, bronze Sweden Linnea Agnes Smilla SAND, Emelie ENDRE.
TF 9-10: gold Turkey Neslihan KAVAS, Merve DEMIR, Hilal TURKKAN, silver Marlene REEG, Lena KRAMM, bronze Denmark Sophie Amanda WALLOE, Thea Amalie NIELSEN,Poland, Karolina PEK, Katarzyna MARSZAL.
TF 11: gold Russia Elena PROKOFEVA, Anzhelika KOSACHEVA, Maria GALKINA, silver Poland Krystyna Maria LYSIAK, Dorota NOWACKA, bronze France Magali ROUSSET, Lea FERNEY.
TM 2: gold Slovakia Jan RIAPOS, Martin LUDROVSKY, Czech Republic Jiri SUCHANEK, Martin ZVOLANEK, bronze Serbia Goran PERLIC, Boris STOILJKOVIC, France Fabien LAMIRAULT, Stephane MOLLIENS, Vincent BOURY.
TM 3 gold Germany Thomas SCHMIDBERGER, Thomas BRUCHLE, silver Ukraine Vasyl PETRUNIV, Oleksandr YEZYK, bronze Sweden Carl Alexander Mattias OHGREN, Jan Victor SJOQVIST, Austria Egon KRAMMINGER, Manfred DOLLMANN.
TM 4: gold Turkey Abdullah OZTURK, Nesim TURAN, silver Maxime THOMAS, Florian MERRIEN, Alan Rene Jean PAPIRER, bronze Poland Rafal LIS, Krszysztof ZYLKA, Spain Francisco Javier LOPEZ SAYAGO, Miguel RODRIGUES-MARTINEZ.
TM 5: gold France Nicolas SAVANT-AIRA, Alexandre DELARQUE, silver Valentin BAUS, Jan GUERTLER, bronze Ali OZTURK, Suleyman VURAL, Hamza CALISKAN, Serbia Mitar PALIKUCA, Miroslav HOMA, Milan ZELEN.
TM 6: gold GBR David Paul WETHERILL, Martin Robert PERRY, Paul Arif KARABARDAK, silver Pavao JOZIC, Vjekoslav GREGOROVIC, bronze Danny BOBROV, Asaf Ayal GOFER, Russia Alexander ESAULOV, Timur KHUSNULLIN.
TM 7 Ukraine Maksym NIKOLENKO, Mykhaylo POPOV, Bogdan OMELCHUK, silver France Stephane MESSI, Kevin DOURBECKER, Bastien GRUNDELER, bronze Spain Alvaro VALERA, Jordi MORALES, Alberto SEOANE ALCAZAR, Slovakia Miroslav JAMBOR, Alexander NAGY, Gabriel CSEMY.
TM 8 gold Ukraine Viktor DIDUKH, Ivan MAI, Roman VAKARASH, silver Sweden Emil ANDERSSON, Linus KARLSSON, Nicklas Thomas WESTERBERG, bronze GBR Ross William WILSON, Aaron MC KIBBIN, Billy SHILTON, Poland Piotr GRUDZIEN, Marcin SKRZYNECKI.
TM 9: gold Laurens DEVOS, Ben Ashok DESPINEUX, silver Mohamed Amine KALEM, Samuel DE CHIARA, bronze Daniel Sune Stefan GUSTAFSSON, Anders Niklas Tobias ANDERSSON, Finland Esa MIETTINEN, Ismo Sakari LALLO.
TM 10: gold Poland Patryk CHOJNOWSKI, Igor MISZTAL, silver GBR Kim DAYBELL, Ashley Facey THOMPSON, bronze Netherlands Bas HERGELINK, Emanuel MARTINS FERREIRA, Spain Jose Manuel RUIZ REYES, Jorge CARDONA, Juan Bautista PEREZ GONZALEZ.
TM 11 gold: France Lucas, Edouard CREANGE, Antoine ZHAO, silver Russia Kemal GAYFULLIN, Alexandr EFREMOV, bronze Poland Marek CHYBINSKI, Damian FIRA.