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Xàtiva Badminton Club Shines at Spanish Senior Championship 2023 with Seven Athletes and Multiple Medals

Of the October 13 to 15, the Malaga town of Benalmádena was the headquarters of Spanish Senior Championship Badminton 2023a tournament that was held in the facilities of the Arroyo de la Miel Sports Pavilion and welcomed, over the three days, a total of 322 athletes from 95 clubs in the national territory.

Representation of CB Xàtiva

The Xàtiva Badminton Club was represented by a total of seven athletes, Carlos Martínez, Santiago Villanueva, José Luis Llopis, Juan Carlos Hintze, Julio Martín, Vicente Ferrer and MªJosé Mompówho achieved outstanding results obtaining a total of 7 medals, which were distributed as follows, 1 gold, 2 silver and 4 bronze. These podiums were accompanied by the not inconsiderable number of five fifth places, in which our athletes were very close to advancing to the semifinals. In short, the Seniors of the Setabense entity close a great season in an outstanding way in which they have achieved good results both at regional and national level. And with the handicap of the last two months, very hard, training in facilities that do not meet the appropriate conditions for athletes who are competing at the national level, due to the lack of light (two of the lights have not been working for a month), Ceiling height and distance to walls are not the conditions to carry out training.

The Xàtiva Badminton Club was represented by a total of seven athletes, Carlos Martínez, Santiago Villanueva, José Luis Llopis, Juan Carlos Hintze, Julio Martín, Vicente Ferrer and MªJosé Mompó. XATIVA BADMINTON CLUB

The chronic

In the category A2 in the test of women’s doubles competed MªJosé Mompó together with MªIsabel Sáez (CB Las Torres) that after overcoming the group stage they fell in the quarterfinals by a tight 21-17 and 21-18 against the pair formed by Isabel María Pina and Inmaculada Rojasbeing classified in fifth position.

In category B1, MªJosé Mompó lost in the quarterfinals against the number one seed of the tournament, Vanessa Serranoadding a new fifth place. In this same category The woman from Setabe teamed up with Julio Martín to compete in the mixed doubles. The couple from Sebastián started as the number two seed in the tournament and made their way through the draw until reaching the final where they faced off against the Andalusian couple formed by Julio Fernández and Olalla Fernández who won by 21-16 and 25-23 leaving the Setabes with the runner-up in Spain.

We close category B, specifically B2 with the men’s doubles event where the duo formed by Vicente Ferrer and Julio Martín They achieved first place in group G and with it a pass to the final round. After getting through the round of 16 without too much trouble, they crossed paths with the couple formed by Alfons Beltrán and Abel Hernándeznumber one seeds, and who beat the CB Xàtiva athletes by 21-15 and 21-9, having to settle for fifth place. Finally, Alfons and Abel were proclaimed champions.

Now turn for category C, where in C1 in the singles event José Luis Llopis In the round of 32 he faced the Andalusian Salvador Pulido in a great match for the Setabense who, after three tight sets, made it to the next round after winning 21-15, 20-22 and 21-17. In the round of 16 they had to face the one who would finally be champion, Luis Antonio Morcillo who beat José Luis by 21-14 and 21-10 in a match in which the Setabense did not make the task easier for the Navarrese. Ninth place for the player of the CB Xàtiva.

In the test of men’s doubles C1 José Luis Llopis and the Andalusian Juan Arenas They performed well by overcoming the group stage, but unfortunately they once again crossed paths in the quarterfinal round with the number one seeds and subsequent champions. This couple made up of Luis Antonio Morcillo and Alvaro Rangil I defeated José Luis and Juan after winning 21-15 and 21-14, leaving them in a creditable Fifth place.

Next stop on the category C2 where the new addition of the Xàtiva Badminton Club, Juan Carlos Hintze competed in the women’s doubles event with Gloria Latorre (CB Collado Villalba) where after overcoming the three previous qualifying rounds they reached the final against Bernardo Galmes and Mercè Llugany to those who imposed themselves with authority by 21-14 and 21-11, proclaiming themselves champions and winning the gold.

In the The men’s doubles event was paired with Maximino Hernández from Murcia, with whom he won bronze.. After overcoming the group stage and the quarterfinals, they faced Bernardo Galmes and Miguel Ángel Polo in a disputed match that was decided by a double 21-16.

In the category Dwhere the representative of CB Xàtiva Santiago Villanueva achieved fifth place in the men’s singles event after falling in the quarterfinals against Gabriel Villalonga by 21-12 and 21-18 in a good match in which Santi was very close to forcing the third set. On the other hand, in the doubles test he was paired with the Badminton Club player Edumivi Gasteiz Mikel Rodríguezwhere after getting through the group stage they reached the semifinals where they faced the duo made up of José Ramírez and Miguel Vaz who won by 21-18 and 21-13, remaining as third classified.

We come to the end of this summary with the SV+ categorywhere we have the presence of Carlos Martínez who competed in the three possible events and managed to get on the podium in all of them. In it men’s individual took bronze after falling in the semifinals against Jose Guerrero in an intense three-set, 42-minute match that ended against the Setabense by 21-15, 24-26 and 21-16. In the test of mixed doubles, competed with Mª Cristina Pastor, where she repeated the bronze medal after falling in the semifinals against the couple formed by José Mañana and Dolores Touriño by a very tight 21-17 and 22-20, having several set points in their favor to close the second of the sets and force the dispute of the third. Finally, silver in the men’s doubles eventwhere He formed a couple with his regular partner Ramón Quiroga and they only lost in the final match against Roger Alexander Jackson y John Rae Mcgilvray.

2023-10-19 10:09:21
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