2014 BISFed World Championships Results – Individual
On a dramatic finals day there were plenty of shocks to keep the crowds guessing as to who was going to collect the final medals. Marco Dispaltro was unable to beat his nemesis Eliseu Santos in the semi final of the BC4 competition. Santos went on to collect the Silver medal against Yuk Wing of Hong Kong in the final who played fantastically well all week. Hyeonseok Seo of Korea collected the bronze after beating Dispaltro 6-2 in the play off game.
Vongsa Watcharaphon was dominant throughout in the BC2 competition and after beating his opponents 7-1 and 13-2 in the quarter and semi finals, went on to beat Zhiqiang Yan in the final by an impressive score line of 10-1. Maciel Sousza Santos claimed the bronze for Brazil.
Most of the drama was had on court 1 where Witsanu Huadpradit of Thailand took an early 2-0 lead. David Smith of Great Britain pulled it back to 2-2 after the second end but took all the points in the third end and went into a commanding 8-2 lead. Huadpradit was unable to follow suit and smith ran out an eventual 9-2 winner. Daniel Perez of the Netherlands narrowly beat Pattaya Tadtong to claim a well earned victory in the bronze medal match, much to the delight of his supporters who made one of the louder cheers of the afternoon inside the Boccia Hall.
Howon Jeong and Hansoo Kim both claimed gold and silver for Korea in the last match to finish. The game finished 2-2 and went into a tie break with Kim coming out on top. Jacob Thomas of Great Britain raced into a 4-0 lead in the first three ends of the bronze medal play off and Grigorios Polychronidis was unable to mount a come back but managed to get on the scoresheet in the final end to lose 4-1.
A fantastic set of finals to round off a fantastic competition here in Beijing.