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Carolina Marin wins bronze medal at the world junior championships U19

The reigning European champion in her age class, traveled as the flagship of the European Badminton scene to this year's World Championships in Taipei. There was hardly any significant resistance, until the semifinals, but here she met one of the young stars from Indonesia, Elyzabeth Purwaningtyas. It was the expected hard fought match that went over three exciting sets demanding everything from this two young players. The first set was extremely tight with 23:21 with the better end for Elyzabeth, in the second, Carolina then showed everyone, why she belongs to the world class and won it with 21:17. Thus it came to the all-decisive third set, which was just as well a very close and finally the Indoensian girl won it. Despite the defeat, we congratulate Carolina to this great triumph and the bronze medal.

09.11.2011