Badminton Oviedo Shines with Five Medals

On the left, Jana Villanueva, Marcos García, Adolfo López, Vicente Gázquez, Laura Álvarez and Juan Felipe Noguera. In the box, Belén Soto with the medals won in Benalmádena. | C.B.O.

Great weekend for Badminton Oviedo, which won five medals in its two events, the Absolute Master of Granollers and the Andalusian Benalmádena International under-15. In Granollers, the Oviedo team added two medals in the senior category. In men’s doubles, Vicente Gázquez and Marcos García beat the first seeds, Fran Olivares and Jaume Pérez, in two exciting sets (21-18 and 21-19). They fell in the final against Rubén García and Carlos Piris, but they proved their worth. On the other hand, Laura Álvarez, who was paired with Elena Lorenzo, from Drop Valencia, qualified for the women’s doubles final by eliminating two players from the Oviedo National League team, Amaia Torralba and Jana Villanueva. In the match for gold they lost to Nerea Ivorra and Claudia Leal.

The weekend ended with five medals for Oviedo

For her part, Belén Soto, another member of the CBO, added three metals in the Andalusian Benalmádena Internacional under-15, where she competed as a member of the Spanish team. In the individual she won silver after beating Inés Poncela in the semifinals and losing to Marcia García, in three sets, in the final. In doubles, together with Marta Álvarez in women’s and with Martín Fenoll in mixed, she reached the semifinals, with which she took two bronzes.

2024-02-05 03:18:01
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