Pablo Abián has not been able to hang himself a gold in the first of the tests that he competes in the Mediterranean Games of Oran 2022. The Bilbilitan has fallen in the final of the badminton doubles competition, in which he forms a couple with Kike Peñalver. The Spanish couple has lost to the Algerian couple Mammeri-Medel 21-14, 19-21 and 16-21 in the match for gold.
This morning, in the semifinal round, the Spanish couple had beaten the Italians Fabio Caponio and Giovanni Toti in three tight sets (17-21, 21-15 and 21-19). to access the final. The man from Zaragoza is still in competition, since starting this Tuesday he will compete in the individual tournament, where he is also one of the favorites to get on the podium.
Babacar Seck falls in sixteenths
The other Aragonese who competed this Monday in the Mediterranean Games was Babacar Seck. The man from Zaragoza competed in the quarterfinals of the karate tournament, in the Kumite +84 kilos category, and fell to Moroccan Mehdi Sriti 11-3. His defeat joins the one already suffered this Monday by the other Aragonese in the karate competition, Samy Ennkhaili, who also fell in the quarterfinals of the Kumite modality -67 kilos against the Egyptian Ahmed Lotfy (3-0).