Once again the blue youth sector takes one great satisfaction internationally at the end of a very intense season.
Andrea Armellini and Raoul Acerbi are in the semifinals of the Under 19 World Cup which ends tomorrow on the sand of Dikili in Turkey. A result of great depth that confirms the goodness of the blue nursery, which has just churned out talents of the caliber of Samuele Cottafava.
Armellini / Acerbi have won all the games played so far beating in the preliminary round 2-0 (21-14, 21-16) the Australians Dalton / Smith, 2-0 (21-13, 21-11) the South Africans Deloshem / Guther and 2-0 (21-17, 22- 20) the Turkish hosts Kesgin / Kaplan. In the round of 16 the Azzurri have defeated 2-0 (21-13, 21-12) the Swiss Breer / Deecke and in the quarterfinals they defeated the Danes Andersen / Hansen 2-1 (21-17, 18-21, 15-10) thus gaining access to the semifinal where they will face tomorrow at 11 the Latvian Fokerots / Auzins. In the other semifinal, the Latvians Bulgacs / Teteris and the French Canet / Roma will face each other.
In the women’s field The blue couple made up of Tega and Angeloni stopped in the round of 32. The blues of are qualified as third in the group with a 2-0 victory (21-14, 21-18) with the New Zealanders Vesty / Holdem and two 0-2 defeats (14-21, 15-21) against the Paraguayan Nieves / Rondon and 1-2 (12-21, 21-17, 11-15) against the Australians Dodd / Fejes.CopyAMP code.
Unfortunate was the draw that put a Tega / Angeloni in front of the Brazilian Carol / Julhia in the first round who won with a score of 2-0 (21-17, 21-18) eliminating the Italian couple.