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Lithuanian International 2017: Kai Schäfer medals again

The Lithuanian International 2017 was held in in Kaunas from the 8th to 11th June.

It was the 2nd tournament victory in a row after the big win in Latvia.

Kai Schäfer, fully equipped by VICTOR was seeded on position 1 in the men's singles. He played against the strong playing qualifier Misbun Ramdan Mohmed Misbun from Malaysia in the 2nd round. But Schäfer could win with 2-1 games.

To get into the final Kai Schäfer had to play against the VICTOR player Sören Toft from Denmark and Schäfer won in 2 games. Leo Rossi was the opponent in the final match. But Kai Schäfer was very self confident after his tournament win and the last successful matches and so he could win with 21-17 21-14 to get the gold medal of the Lithuanian International 2017.

And Kai Schäfer played in another competition - men's doubles. With his partner Simon Wang, they pass through the qualification and finally in the main draw they lost against the top seeded Lukasz Moren and Wojciech Szkudlarczyk from Poland with 21-19 14-21 15-21.

The Danish Sören Toft played with his partner Lisa Kramer in the competition mixed doubles.  

They reached the semi final but they lost in a very tough match to Filip Budzel and Tereza Svábíková from the Czech Republic with 21-12 20-22 14-21 and finally won the bronze medal.

We congratulate our players to these great successes!