During the second day of the games, in Cluj Napoca, Romania, the Malamatenia Papadimitriou scored a winning result in the Junior Women’s doubles and entered the round of 16. She competes with teammate Helga Dari from Hungary.
In 1The round they eliminated the Italo-Hungarian pair Barani/Vidaković with difficulty and on Friday they will seek without pressure another step on the scoreboard against 1The his favorite competition Yilmaz and Harak from Turkey. In the Under 21 mixed doubles our champion and her Austrian teammate Jonas Proberger were eliminated in 1The round.
After her matches in stage 1 of the singles, Papadimitriou entered the doubles section on Thursday with the aim of the best possible course. In the Young women’s doubles with Helga Dari, she is number 11 in the favorites and made a positive start.
In the “32” they won the first two sets against Ariana Barani/Maria Vidakovic from Italy and Croatia respectively and with more difficulty later they reached the victory with 3-1 sets (11-5, 11-4, 6-11 , 13-11). In the round of 16 they meet the Turks Ozge Yilmaz/Ece Harak, who are at the top of the table and last year in Spa they were crowned European champions of the event. Friday’s match takes place at 16:00 (up to the time of writing the table had not been set).
In the Under 21 mixed doubles, Papadimitriou teamed up with Austrian Jonas Proberger (No. 35). In the morning in the round of “64” they faced the Italians John Oyebonde/Gaia Monfardini and experienced defeat and elimination with 3-1 sets (7-11, 11-5, 6-11, 5-11).
POSTPONEMENT OF THE OLYMPIC AND PANATHINAICOS GAMES AT THE START OF THE A1 MEN
The Greek sports federation, meanwhile, dealt successively with requests from Olympiakos and Panathinaikos for the postponement of their games in the first two days of the A1 national men’s category.
He initially announced that at the meeting of Wednesday 14/09 the board of directors of EFOEPA decided to postpone the matches of the Olympiacos SFP team in men’s A1, on October 1 and 2, 2022. Olympiacos had requested a postponement due to the participation of its athletes in the World Team Championship .
On the evening of Thursday 15/09, it was announced that a similar request by Panathinaikos for the participation of its foreign athletes in the top competition, which will take place in China at the end of September and beginning of October, was examined in an extraordinary meeting and of course this was also accepted.
“The remaining matches of the A1 Men’s program on October 1 and 2, 2022 will be held as normal. Within September 2022, the Technical Committee will schedule the holding of the postponed matches,” the announcement also said.
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