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The Dragon roars - Wales is Mitsubishi Motors European Teams Champion

[<<] [>>] by Chris Williams at Cheltenham
2nd July 2007 (International)

Wales won the first Mitsubishi European Team Championship at Cheltenham yesterday and are now World and European Champions, having won the World 14-point Team Championships in Milan in 2000.

Behind in all three matches overnight Jersey fought back to take each match to a decider. Chris Williams was first to peg out to put Wales one up, but was followed about 15 seconds later by Ian Burridge, which put Wales into an unassailable 2-0 lead. David Walters completed the 3-0 win with a decisive 7-1 win in the Golf Croquet.

Final

Wales beat Jersey 3-0

Ian Burridge beat Tony Le Moignan +10, -7, +18
Chris Williams beat Sarah Burrow +16, -2, +19
David Walters beat Matt Burrow 7-4, 2-7, 7-4, 5-7, 7-1

Sweden won the Plate defeating Germany 2-1

Simon Carlsson beat Bruno Hess +6
Joi Elebo lost to Wolfgang Usbeck -21
Jorgen Larsson beat Thomas Magin 7-3, 4-2



 

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