BISFed 2017 Seville World Open Report
Seville hosted the largest event of the year this week with athletes from around the world coming together to compete in the Spanish city. Athletes from 7 countries took to the podium in the Individual events with Thailand ending the event top of the medals table with 1 gold, 1 silver and 2 bronze medals to add to the 2 golds won in the teams and pairs events.
Watcharaphon Vongsa claimed gold in the BC2 event ahead of fellow countryman Worawut Saengampa who collected bronze. Pattaya Tadtong won the bronze in the BC1 class with Pornchok Larpyen going one better for Thailand and winning silver in the BC4 event.
David Smith was one of 2 medallists for Great Britain as he collected gold in the BC1 event to add to the bronze won by Stephen McGuire in the BC4 event.
Greg Polychronidis was impressive throughout and earned a gold medal for Greece for his efforts. He beat Jose Macedo of Portugal and Aleksandr Legostaev or Russia who claimed silver and bronze respectively.
Nadav Levi claimed silver in the BC2 individual event. He was impressive throughout and was sandwiched between the number 1 and 3 ranked players in the world.
There was also more success for Hong Kong in the BC4 class. In an event where they have had so much success in the past with Yuk Wing Leung it was Kwan Hang Wong who had the honour of taking the gold medal home.
The next event starts on Monday 14th August in Santiago de Cali. Follow all of the results online at www.bisfed.com.