Summary of the 2019 European Masters in Vienna, Austria …
Six in a row for Freddie !!!
It took thousands of litres of water and 1.200 matches to determine the European Masters Champions in 16 categories.
Whilst UK players dominated the categories 55+ to 75+, there were a variety of different nations represented on the podium in the younger categories.
Out of 30 nations represented 12 won medals.
One outstanding performance was Fredrik Johnson beating fellow Swede Jonas Ulvsback in the M55+ final making it 5 consecutive EMIC titles in a row.
Florian Poessl (GER) showed that he is still an incredibly skilful and determined player by winning the Men 45+against tough opposition.
Austria’s Clemens Wallishauser proved his #1 seeding in his first ever international masters event by winning the M45+ final against Mike Gregory from England.
Cecile Mayer (DEN) and Piedro Schweertman from the Netherlands dominated 35+, both of them not dropping a game throughout the event.