The youth squad of IES La Orden Badminton Club David Carvajal has won the double silver medal in the U15 men’s singles and doubles at the Andalusian Benalmadena Spanish Open 2023 played last weekend at the Arroyo de la Miel Sports Center.
Carvajal managed to advance to the final to face Asier Torres from Almería in a very close match, in which the Huelva native managed to come back from the second set, but ended up losing 21-18, 14-21 and 21-18. Carvajal and Torres They also played the men’s doubles final in which they were defeated by Raúl Hernández and Félix Sanz 21-15 and 21-12.
Álvaro Morán, quoted by the National Team
Another youth squad from Recre IES La Orden, Álvaro Morán, was also the protagonist over the weekend after being called up by the National Junior Team to play the Iberdrola Spanish Junior Open 2023 to be held from March 17 to 19 at the Corredoira Arena Sports Center from Oviedo.
The Huelva volantista, who finished 2022 as No. 1 in the Under 19 national ranking in both men’s singles and mixed doubles, along with Elena Payá from Alicante, He has become a regular in the latest calls for the Junior Team thanks to his excellent sporting results.
Double metal for Pablo Abián in the Absolute Master
On the other hand, the player from Recre IES La Orden Pablo Abián has climbed to the top of the podium of the men’s individual in the Granollers Absolute Master held last weekend at the Pavelló Municipal del Congost, where he also managed to win the medal silver in men’s doubles.
The albiazul midfielder advanced to the individual final after defeating José Luis Martín by 21-16 and 21-14, Alejandro Baschwitz by 21-15 and 21-14 and Marc Martín by 14-21 and 16-21. After leaving Miguel Esteve behind in the semifinal, defeating him 14-21 and 12-21, he was planted in the final against Marc Cardona whom he ended up beating by 21-17, 11-21 and 15-21 to proclaim himself individual champion of the tournament. He also managed to sneak into the men’s doubles final with his brother Javier Abián, a category in which he had to settle for second place after being defeated by Fran Olivares and Jaume Pérez 21-5 and 21-19.