Laurens Devos and Florian Van Acker, have occurred Friday in the Slovenian Celje for the semi-finals of the world championship paralympic table tennis placed. They insured themselves of a medal, because there is not a small final for the bronze played.
Devos (class 5, ITTF-1) defeated the Oekraïner Kats (ITFF-13) easy with 3-0 and take Saturday, the Japanese Iwabuchi for a final. “I’ve never been against lost, but that is not to say that I’m now going to underestimate,” said Devos.
For Van Acker (class 11, ITTF-1) had the semi-final in a similar way. The German Hartig (ITTF-21) had no answer to the fast balls of the paralympic champion. It was 3-0 in no time. Saturday comes From Acker, against Samuel Von Einem, who he defeated in the finals at the Paralympic Games in Rio. “Since then I have not see him again, I look forward to it, but it is a suit more difficult. I want to win gold.”
Bart Brands (class 5, ITTF 17) and Marc Ledoux (class 8, ITTF 16) were both in the quarterfinals turned off. Brands could no fist against the Norwegian Urhaug, the number two of the world. Ledoux missed the semi-finals on a hair, but went against the Oekraïner Ivan Mai in a vijfsetter to the shortest end. .
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