01 Mar 2017

Events organised on a group basis, it was Germany who enjoyed the greatest level of success in the Women’s Singles events at the Lignano Para Junior Open on Tuesday 28th February.

Sandra Mikolaschek and Corinna Hochdorfer emerged in first place; for Marlene Reeg it was a very worthy second placed finished.

by Ian Marshall, ITTF Publications Editor

Impressive without surrendering a single individual game, every match won in three straight games, Sandra Mikolaschek won Class 1-5. She finished ahead of Russia’s Aleksandra Vasileva, Italy’s Carlotta Ragazzini and Croatia’s Marija Martinovic.

Somewhat more tested Corinna Hochdorfer secured the Class 6-8 title; silver finished in the hands of Elena Elli, like Carlotta Ragazzini from Italy, with Norway’s Merethe Tveiten concluding matters in third spot. Suzan Klomp of the Netherlands concluded matters in fourth place with fifth position being the lot of Norway’s Nora Korneliussen.

Gold for Sandra Mikolaschek and Corinna Hochdorfer; it was one step short for Marlene Reeg; she finished in second place in Class 10 behind Romania’s Iona Monica Tepelea. Russia’s Daria Saratova claimed the bronze medal with Croatia’s Anja Laus concluding proceedings in fourth place.

The Lignano Para Junior Open concluded; attention now turns to the Lignano Masters which begins on Wednesday 1st March.

Day Two: 2017 Lignano Para Junior Open: Draws and Latest Results

Paralympics Para Table Tennis Sandra Mikolaschek Corinna Hochdorfer