Great success for WSA players



The European Table Tennis Championships in Herning, Denmark are history. From the perspective of the Werner Schlager Academy a unique success story.




The basic facts:

The Austrian Daniel Habesohn / Robert Gardos secured gold in the men's doubles and couldn’t be stopped  on their way to the title even by the stars Dimitrij Ovtcharov and Vladimir Samsonov (4-2 in the semifinals). In the final against Karlsson / Karlsson (Sweden), the two also showed nerves of steel (12:10 in set 7).

SVS STRÖCK star Daniela Dodean gained with her ​​Romanian colleague Elisabetha Samara gold in women's doubles. The two were back in the final against Toth / Pota (Hungary) 0-3 but finally could turn the match into 4:3.

The young Dutch Britt Eerland, who also lives in Schwechat the last few months and has pitched her tents in the WSA, reached sensational bronze in women's doubles at the side of the Hungarian Dora Madarasz.

Also in individuals, there were some outstanding performances of the WSA athletes:

Daniela Dodean defeated for the first time in her career the German European silver medalist Irene Ivancan (4:1) and reached the quarterfinals.

Joao Monteiro beat out, among others, Christian Suss (Germany) and Jens Lundqvist (Sweden). He also made ​​it to the quarterfinals.

Stefan Fegerl (SVS Niederösterreich) caused ​​in Round 1 with the triumph over the Danish Gold candidate Michael Maze the biggest sensation in the whole tournament.

All in all, the WSA players made ​​great advertisement for the World Training Center in the heart of Europe.

The WSA congratulates. . .

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