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Denise and William are the Champions


Champions nettiinThe last day of EYC 2017 in Tali Bowl was full of excitment, dissapointments and joy. In girls masters semi finals Megan G. Dicay won the all event winner Maria Koshel 2-1, with games 200-214, 228-215 and 204-184. In the other semi final Denise Blankenzee beat Mathilda Tidbeck also 2-1, games 177-200, 220-209 and 223-215.

Denise lost also the first game in final against Megan 164-166, but won two next games 246-203 and 214-205 and took the gols medal in masters. "This is my third time in EYC and I have never before won medal, than here in Tali. And now I have three medals in a row. Feels amazing. I am so happy", Denise said. "This is a wonderful center, big and very open. I like the center very much. Also Helsinki is a nice city, as much as I saw from it", she said.

Both boys semi finals went to tree games. Oleksandr Nechypaiev beat Joppe Belmans with games 237-222, 181-197 and 233-180. William Svensson won Ziga Zalar in the first game 188-185, but lost the second 143-213. Then William came back in business and won the third game 252-189. In the final Oleksander took the first game 222-203, but William the next two 273-189 and 258-193. William is now back to back Champion in EYC masters, since he also won last year in Reykjavik. "Today I just focused on every shot, one by one. I have been a bit sick and struggled whole week, but today I was feeling good and in good shape", William said. "I still have two more year in the youth, so lets hope that I can win this again. I still can improve my mental game and try to be better in repeating every shot", he said.

Seija Lankinen